Coat of arms of Mumbai

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Coat of Arms of Greater Mumbai
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ArmigerMunicipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
Adopted1888
CrestLion Puissant
BlazonGateway of India, Industry, Corporation Building of Mumbai and Sailing Ships
SupportersFloral patterns flanked by bloming flowers
CompartmentBlooming Lotus flower
Mottoयतो धर्मस्ततो जय: (Sanskrit)
Where there is Righteousness, there shall be Victory

The Coat of Arms of Greater Mumbai (used by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, the governing body of the city of Mumbai) is the official coat of arms of the city of Mumbai. It is a four-panel shield supported by an intertwining floral border in gold.

History[edit]

The Coat of Arms for the city of Bombay (former name for Mumbai) was introduced by the Bombay Presidency in 1888. The current design draws inspiration from the former coat of Arms.

Description[edit]

It is a four-panel shield supported by an intertwining floral border in gold and features a lotus in bloom, an emblem of purity and beauty, at the bottom, and is surmounted lion puissant.

Top Left
The Gateway of India, one of Mumbai’s most prominent landmarks, signifies the position of Mumbai as a veritable gateway to India.
Top Right
A symbolic factory inscribed in a cog wheel signifies the industrial importance of Mumbai.
Bottom Left
The three sailing ships in outline denote Mumbai’s pre-eminence as a port and commercial centre.
Bottom Right
A symbolized diagram of the Corporation building depicting the seat of Local Self Government in Mumbai.

The motto यतो धर्मस्ततो जय: (Where there is Righteousness, there shall be Victory) in Sanskrit is inscribed in gold at the bottom.

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