MADHYA PRADESH



  • Capital - Bhopal.
  • Number Of Districts - 51.
  • Formed On - 1 November 1956
  • Chief Minister - Shivraj Singh Chauhan.
  • Governor - Anandiben Patel.
  • High Court - Madhya Pradesh High Court at Jabalpur.
  • Chief Justice - Shri Hemant Gupta.
  • Language - Hindi.
  • State Animal - Swamp Deer.
  • State Bird -Asian Paradise Flycatcher.
  • Tribes - Gond, Baiga, Korku, Bharia, Halba, Kol, Soaharia.
  • Festivals - Lokrang festival, Akhil bharatiya kalidas samaroh, Khajuraho festival, Bhogaria festival, Holi, Ujjain kumbh mela, Malwa utsav, Dussehra.
  • Folk Dance Forms - Lokranjan, Baredi, Matki, Naurata, Gangaur, Badhai, Ahirai, Bhogaria.
  • Temples - Shri Omkareshwar temple, Chitragupta temple, Chaturbhuj temple, Javari temple, Matungeshwar temple, Lakshamana temple, Adinath temple, Dwarakadhish gopal temple, Mahakaleshwar jyotirling temple.
  • Rivers - Narmada, Tapti, Betwa, Chambal, Son, Mahanadi, Kshipra, Kewai, Kali sindh.
  • Important dams & associated rivers-
  1. Indirasagar Dam : Narmada River.
  2. Bansagar Dam : Sone River.
  3. Bargi Dam : Narmada River.
  4. Barna Dam : Barna River.
  5. Gandhisagar Dam : Chambal River.
  6. Madikheda Dam - Sindh River.
  7. Tawa Dam - Tawa River.
  • Power Plants -
  1. Vindyachal Super Thermal  Power Station.
  2. Sanjay Gandhi Thermal Power Plant.
  3. Amarkantak Thermal Power Station.
  4. Satpura Thermal Power Station.
  5. Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project.
  6.  Jaypee Nigrie Thermal Power Plant.
  • Important National Park - 
  1. Bandhavgarh National Park.
  2. Kanha National Park.
  3. Fossil National Park.
  4. Panna National Park.
  5. Pench National Park.
  6. Satpura National Park.
  7. Van Vihar National Park.
  8. Sanjay-Dubri National Park.

  •  Wildlife Sanctuary - 
  1.  Bori WLS.
  2.  Gandhisagar WLS.
  3. Ghatigaon WLS.
  4. Karera WLS.
  5.  Kuno WLS.
  6.  Kheoni  WLS.
  7.  National Chambal  WLS.
  8. Nauradehi WLS.
  9. Veerangana  WLS.
  10. Phen WLS.
  11.  Orcha  WLS.
  12. Bagdara WLS.
  13.  Singhori WLS.
  14. Son Gharial WLS.
  15. Panpatha WLS.     
  • Tiger Reserve - Kanha, Pench, Bandhavgarh, Panna, Satpura, Sanjay-Dubri .
  • Important Stadiums -  
  1. Aishbagh Stadium.
  2. Nehru Stadium.
  3. Captain Roop Singh Stadium.
  4.  Maharani Usharaje Trust or Holkar Cricket Stadium.

  • Lakes -  
  1. Bhojtal lake.
  2. Lower lake.
  3. Moti lake.
  4. Sharangpani lake.
  5. Shahpura lake.
  6. Tawa reservoir.
  • Waterfalls -
  1. Bahuti  waterfall.
  2. Gatha waterfall.                           
  3. Chachai fall.
  4. Dhaundhar waterfall.
  5. Keoti waterfall.
  6. Rajat waterfall.
  7. Paneh waterfall.
  8. Pandev waterfall.
  9. Patalpani waterfall.
  • Important Forts - 1. Vijayraghavgarh fort, Dhar fort, Asigarh fort, Garhkundar fort, Bandhavgarh fort, Gulganj fort, Chauragarh fort, Gwalior fort.
  • Airports - 
  1. Raja Bhoj International airport.
  2. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport.
  3. Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal.
  4. Dumna airport.
  • Important Heritage Sites - Bhimbetka caves (UNESCO Heritage Site), Bhartrihari caves, Udaygiri caves, Pandav caves.
  • Palace - Kamlapati palace, Ek khamba mahal, Tomb of abu fazal, Sheesh mahal, Jal mahal, Jahaj mahal, Kharbuja mahal, Hindola mahal, Gauhar mahal.
  • Important City and their Nicknames-
  1. City of Lakes - Bhopal.
  2. Mini Mumbai- Indore.
  3. Power Hub City - Mundi.
  4. Soya region- Madhya Pradesh.