Madhya Pradesh

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Basic Information

Chief Minister: Shivraj Singh Chauhan
Governor: Anandiben Patel
Capital: Bhopal

Important Symbols

AnimalSwamp Deer
BirdAsian Paradise Flycatcher
TreeBanyan
FlowerParrot Tree

National Parks

NAME
Pench (Priyaradharshini) National Park
Bandhavgarh National Park
Kanha National Park
Panna National Park
Sanjay National Park
Satpura National Park
Madhav National Park
Van Vihar National Park
Mandla Plant Fossils National Park

Wildlife Sanctuaries

NAME
Gandhi Sagar WLS
National Chambal WLS
Orcha WLS
Pachmarhi WLS
Kuno WLS
Panna WLS
Pench WLS
Veerangna Durgawati WLS
Phen WLS
Bagdara WLS
Bori WLS
Sanjay Dubari WLS
Sardarpur WLS
Ralamandal WLS
Karera WLS
Narsinghgarh WLS
Nauradehi WLS
Snajay-Dubri WLS
Singhori WLS
Phen WLS
Ghatigaon WLS
Kheoni WLS
Narsinghgarh WLS

Tiger Reserves

NAME
Kanha
Pench
Bandhavgarh
Panna
Bori- Satpura
Sanjay- dubri
Ratapani

Hydro Power Plants

NAME
Indirasagar Hydro Electric Power Plant
Bansagar Hydro Electric Power Plant

Thermal Power Plants

NAME
Amarkantak Thermal Power Station
Sanjay Gandhi thermal power Station
Vindhyanchal Super Thermal Power Station
Satpura Thermal Power Station
Sant Singaji Thermal Power Plant

Airports

AIRPORTLOCATION
Raja Bhoj AirportBhopal
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar AirportIndore
Jabalpur AirportJabalpur

Stadiums

STADIUMTYPE/ PURPOSELOCATION
Holkar stadium (Maharani Usharaje Trust Cricket Ground)CricketIndore
Roopsingh StadiumCricketGwalior
TT Nagar StadiumFootballBhopal
Ravi Shankar Shukla StadiumFootballJabalpur
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Football StadiumFootballNeemuch
Aishbagh StadiumHockeyBhopal
Nehru StadiumCricketIndore
Captain Roop Singh Stadiu,CricketGwalior
Emerald High School GroundCricketIndore

Important Lakes

LAKELOCATION
Bhojtal LakeBhopal

Dams

DAMRIVER
Bargi DamNarmada
Bansagar DamSon
Indira Sagar DamNarmada
Gandhi Sagar DamChambal
Madikheda DamSindh River
Omkareshwar DamNarmada
Tawa DamTawa
Rajghat DamBetwa

Festivals

FESTIVAL
Khajuraho Dance Festival
Malwa Utsav
Tansen Music Festival

Important Cities

CITYNICKNAME
IndoreMini Mumbai
BhopalCity of Lakes
UjjainCity of Temples

Important cities on River Bank

CITYRIVER
UjjainShipra
GwaliorChambal
JabalpurNarmada
AshtaParwati

Dance Forms

FOLK/ TRIBAL DANCE
Matki
Gangaur
Badhai
Baredi
Naurata
Ahirai
Bhagoria
Karma dance
Gaur maria dance
Kaksar dance

Forts/Palaces

NAMELOCATION
Gwalior FortGwalior
Jai Vilas PalaceGwalior
Jahaz MahalMandu

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

NAMEYEAR OF NOMINATION
Khajuraho group of Monuments 1986
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi 1989
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka 2003

Temples

TEMPLELOCATION
Sanchi StupaRaisen
Khajuraho TempleKhajuraho

Tombs

NAMELOCATION
Tomb of TansenGwalior

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