Baijatal at Moti Mahal Gwalior

“Baijatal” , the name of this tank is after the name of  Baijabai who is the wife of  ruler Daulat Rao Scindia in early 1800.

Baijabai was a very brave,skilled politician and a very ambitious woman.She participated in the battle of ASAI with Daulat rao Scindia. Daulat Rao Scindia was bandles so he adopted a child with the permission of britishers.That child was Jankaoji Rao Scindia who wasa also one of the ruler of Scindia Family.

Being ambitious Baijabai always wants the control of the region in her hands.when Jankoji Rao Scindia became major ,the ambition of baijabai  resulted the partitioning of Gwalior Darbar in two parts.But later on Jankoji Rao Scindia was elected as the emperor.

Baijatal is constructed with  hindu architecture in mind with a pictures cue vie from all around.Its constructed with sandstone with a beautiful platform in between the lake where a traditional dance festival every year


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