National Emblem of Bangladesh
The National emblem of Bangladesh or Coat of Arms was adopted shortly after independence in 1971. In The center of the emblem is a water lily, that is bordered on two sides by rice sheaves.Above the water, Lily is four stars which represent the four founding principles in the current constitution of Bangladesh of 1972: nationalism, secularism, socialism, and democracy and three connected jute leaves.
The water lily is representative of the many rivers that run through Bangladesh. Rice represents its presence as the staple food of Bangladesh, and for the agriculture of that nation.