15 Amazing Facts About Madhya Pradesh – The Heart Of India.

Madhya Pradesh is recognized as the "heart of India" because of its central location. It has abundant natural resources as well as uncommon plant species.

Madhya Pradesh's capital is Bhopal, while Indore is the state's largest city. It is India's second-largest state.


Madhya Pradesh is a state of India which is situated in central India. The state is bordered by many other states alongside, to its northeast lies Uttar Pradesh, to its southeast lies Chhattisgarh, to its south lies Maharashtra, to its west lies Gujarat and to its northwest lies Rajasthan.





Being the second-largest state of India there are many facts about this state.


1. Historical Fact about Madhya Pradesh.

The marriage of Lord Ram's father, king Dashrath of Uttar Kosal, with the princess of Dakshin Kosal is recorded in the ancient Veda. Lord Ram and Sita are said to have spent their 14 years of exile in Chitrakoot, which is located in the Dandaka Forest district, north of the Vindhya Mountains.




2. Chambal, Betwaa, Sindh, Narmada, Tapi, Mahanadi, Indravati, and Son are the state's main rivers.

The Narmada in Madhya Pradesh's largest river, with numerous tributaries. The Narmada River flows parallel to the Tapi River, and the two rivers together drain nearly a quarter of the land area.




3. Madhya Pradesh is also known as THREE IN ONE why? The state of Madhya Pradesh was formed on 1st November 1956 it was a conglomeration of Mahakosal, Madhya Bharat, Vindhya Pradesh, Bhopal state and Seronj subdivision of the Kota district of Rajasthan.



4. There are several National Highways in the state. Some of them are NH3, NH44, NH12, NH12A, NH 25 and many more.




5. Every 12 years, the Kumbh Mela is held in one of four cities in India. It is located on the Kshipra River's banks. In terms of population and administrative centre, it is Madhya Pradesh's fifth-largest district. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, a well-known temple, is also located in the city's heart. Ujjain has been chosen as one of the hundred cities to be transformed into smart cities.



6. Among Indian states, Madhya Pradesh has the greatest number of tribal. The indifference of heredity, lifestyle, cultural customs, social structure, economic structure, religious values, and language contribute to the state's tribal culture diversity. Bhil is the most populous tribe, with a total population of 4,357,918 people, according to the 2011 census. Madhya Pradesh is the most populated state in India.




7. Matki, Ganguar, Bandhani, Baredi, Naurata and Bhangoria are the popular folk dances of Madhya Pradesh.



8. Panna, India's only diamond capital, is beautifully calm and serene, with rolling meadows dotted with evergreen trees, cliffs, hills, and forests. Panna is known for its temples, which beautifully combine Hindu and Muslim architecture. For followers of the Pranami sect all over the world, Panna is the holiest of pilgrimages. With a wildlife and avifaurland refuge,



9. RAM Raja TEMPLE, Orchha is the only temple in India where Ram is worshipped as a King and not as a lord or God.



10. The amazing Khajuraho temple is a group of Hindu and Jain temple in Chhatarpur district is the ancient and one the temple in the world are adorned with arousal and erotic carvings. The scriptures openly showcase the artistic heritage of that time.

3000 years of old Rock Painting or the stone age rock paintings are found on the Bhimbteka rock shelters near Raisen District. Only about 20 temples remain; they fall into three distinct groups and belong to two different religions – Hinduism and Jainism. They strike a perfect balance between architecture and sculpture. The Temple of Kandariya is decorated with a profusion of sculptures that are among the greatest masterpieces of Indian art.



11. Balaghat is famous for Bauxite, Copper, and dolomite. Betul and Chhatarpur are famous for fire clay, china clay and coal reserves.



12. There are about 9 national parks and other wildlife sanctuaries, making it wildlife and national park hotspot. Madhya Pradesh, also known as the "Land of Variety," is one of India's most thrilling wildlife destinations. There are 9 National Parks, 6 Tiger Reserves, and 25 Wildlife Sanctuaries for ardent nature lovers to quench their appetite for adventure. Madhya Pradesh, India's heartland, is a natural kaleidoscope.



13. Bhedaghat's Daundhar waterfalls are named after the appearance of smoke coming from the river. The Narmada River flows through the popular marble-like falls, narrows, and plunges so violently into a waterfall that it produces a bouncing mass of mist, resulting in the Dhuandhar Falls. The plunges are so strong that their rumble can be heard from a long way away.



14. Sanchi Stupa is a Buddhist monument located at the hilltop. It is the oldest stone structure in India commissioned by emperor Ashoka in 3rs century BCE.



15. Madhya Pradesh is Home to well-known legends the musician of the medieval era namely Tansen and Baiju Bawra. There are many famous persons from the state namely Chandrashekhar Azad the great freedom fighter who was born in the present district of Madhya Pradesh, Makhanlal Chaturvedi was an eminent person who contributed to Hindi literature etc.










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