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Gohad

Gohad

The rule of Jaats started at Gohad in the reign of Sinhan Dev Pratham of Pachokhara . The independent authority of Jaat rulers on Gohad belongs to Sikandar Lodhi (1489-1517 AD) and Maansingh tomar of Gwalior. But the jaat rulers were very positive and gets supports from each and every one. Almost 15 rulers ruled […] Read More

Alampur

Alampur

Alampur was built on the name of Alam Shah Pavar who came here as the governor of province. No one knows about the origin of the Alampur Fortress but we can make supposition according to its architecture that this must be built around 14-15th century. There are two entrance one at East and other one […] Read More

Ater

Ater

Ater is situated 30 kms north west of the Bhinds district headquarters. Its ancient name ” Udaynagari ” was acquired from the records of Bhadoria rulers. During 1700 AD the Bhadoria rulers here was on there climax period but there rulers were never remained independent .Earlier they are subordinates of Mughals and Later they remain […] Read More

Bhind Behind Screen

Bhind Behind Screen

Todays Bhind whose identity is of Guns and Docoits was not the same in ancient times. This region was pious and filled with the penance of Saints and wed chants. The history bhind is related to Era of “Ramayana” and “Mahabharata”. The city Bhind was named after vimandaks apbhransh Sage named “Bhindi”.Burial of Saint Bhindi […] Read More

Antri- The writer of Ain-e-Akbari murdered here in 1602

Antri- The writer of Ain-e-Akbari murdered here in 1602

Antri ie,Antakpuri (A village that is situated at the bottom of a Mountain) near Gwalior is an ancient township which was established around 1,500 years ago.Two ponds and a Temple of Turka Gol mata have there own importance in Antri.A mosque is still in very good condition here which was built by Mugal Emperor Humayun. […] Read More

Oldest Record Of Zero In India

Oldest Record Of Zero In India

The Gwalior city is now both sprawling and crowded, with a population of perhaps 2,000,000, but until recently it was relatively small, and designed to be small. The fort occupies a plateau in what is now the center of the city, but was once on its western boundary. The plateau is about 300 feet high […] Read More

The Musical Glory of Gwalior

The Musical Glory of Gwalior

Abdul Fazal’s ‘AIN-E-AKBARI’ have detailes that in the Darbar of Akbar out of 36 highest ranking singers 15 artists were of Gwalior parampara . Out of them “Sangeet Samraat Tansen” of behat nearby Gwalior hardly needs any introduction. Similarly in reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Gwalior was undoubtedly the highest cultural center because thens Mughal Governor of Kashmir “Fakeerullah Khan” […] Read More

Tansen Sangeet Samaroh was started by Madho Rao Scindia in 1924

Tansen Sangeet Samaroh was started by Madho Rao Scindia in 1924

Some interesting Facts about Tansen Music Festival of Gwalior It was started by Maharaja Madho Rao Scindia-I in 1924 Famous singer K L Sehgal came at the Samadhi of Tansed just to eat the leaves of the Neem tree in 1940. It is said that the leave of the neem tree here improves vocal strength. […] Read More

Secret Chambers Of Gwalior Fort

Secret Chambers Of Gwalior Fort

Every fort, has its own share of interesting and intriguing stories too. And what stories may the old fort walls tell! Stories of princes and princesses; of warriors and traitors; and of Badshahs and Maharajas. Some are lost with time and some have been documented. One such fascinating story associated with the Gwalior fort is […] Read More

Indian Hockey Association was formed in Gwalior in 1925

Indian Hockey Association was formed in Gwalior in 1925

To promote hockey in India , Indian hockey Association was founded in 1925 during Scindia Gold Cup Tournament in Gwalior  with Head Quarters in Gwalior and was the first non Europian team to be the part of International Hockey Federation. The team was the first ever international Indian team to set foot in Australia and […] Read More

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