Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is often referred to as the heart of India. It is situated in the central part of India. In terms of area, it is the second largest state in the country. Established on November 1, 1956, it is the sixth largest state in India by population. It is enclosed by five major states of India including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

With the presence of various heritage sites, naturally beautiful locations, national parks and reserves, it has become one of the hot tourist destinations. It has also topped in the national tourist awards held in 2010- 2011.

It has been ruled by many dynasties such as Mauryans, Rashtrakutas, Satvahanas, the Marathas and the Mughals. The influence of all these dynasties is well reflected in various architectural buildings and heritage sites.

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