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Chanderi is a town of historical importance in Ashoknagar District of Madhya Pradesh state in India. Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP) ( Hindī: मध्य प्रदेश pronounced, Translation: Middle Province) often India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Indian Standard Time ( IST) is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka, with a Time offset of UTC+530. UTC+530 is the Timezone for Indian Standard Time Sri Lanka Time The geography of India is diverse with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts plains rainforests hills and plateaus The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A district is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. Guna is a district of Madhya Pradesh, India. The capital is Guna. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Ashoknagar District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP) ( Hindī: मध्य प्रदेश pronounced, Translation: Middle Province) often India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country It is situated at a distance of 127 km from Shivpuri and 37 km from Lalitpur and about 10 km from Esagarh It is located on hill southwest of the Betwa River. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Shivpuri is a city and a Municipality in Shivpuri district in the Indian state WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Lalitpur ( Hindi:ललितपुर Urdu: للت پور) is a city and a The Betwa (Vetravati is a river in Northern India, and a Tributary of the Yamuna and joins Yamuna near Hamirpur. Chanderi is surrounded by hills, lakes and forests and there are several monuments of the Bundela Rajputs and Malwa sultans. Origins The Bundelas are the fiercest and most complex of the Rajput race Rajput constitute one of the major Hindu Kshatriya groups from India Sultan (سلطان is an Islamic title with several historical meanings Chanderi finds mention in Mahabharata. Shishupal was the king of Mahabharata period.
Chanderi is located strategically on the borders of Malwa and Bundelkhand. Geography Bundelkhand lies between the Indo-Gangetic Plain to the north and the Vindhya Range to the south History of Chanderi goes back to the 11th century, when it was dominated by the trade routes of Central India and was proximate to the arterial route to the ancient ports of Gujarat as well as to Malwa, Mewar, Central India and the Deccan. Gujarat (ગુજરાત Gujǎrāt, pronounced) is a state in western India. Geography The northern part of Mewar is a gently sloping plain drained by the Bedach & Banas River and its tributaries which empty northwest into the Chambal River The Central India Agency was a political unit of British India, which covered the northern half of present-day Madhya Pradesh state Consequently, Chanderi became an important military outpost.
Dominating the skyline of this lovely old town is a vast Mughal fort known as Chanderi fort. Chanderi fort located at Chanderi in Ashoknagar District of Madhya Pradesh state in India is situated at a distance of 127 km from Shivpuri Its main gate is known as the "Khooni Darwaza". Chanderi fort is situated on a hill 71 meter above the town. The fortification walls were constructed mainly by the Muslim rulers of Chanderi. To the southwest of the fort there is a curious gateway called katti-ghatti made through a hill side.
Chanderi is famous for its hand-woven Chanderi sarees. for the town in Nepal see Sari Nepal A sari or saree or shari is a female garment in the Indian subcontinent It is a renowned centre for traditional weavers of saree. The Chanderi sarees have sophistication hard to match. The Chanderi saree is a common name in middle & rich societies and is in high demand everywhere.
At a distance of 19 km from present Chanderi town is situated the Buddhi (old) Chanderi. Buddhi Chanderi is situated on the banks of Urvashi river. It is believed that the Chaidnagar mentioned in Puranas is same as Buddhi Chanderi. There is a myth that when Raja Nala left Damayanti asleep in the forests of Narwar she moved through dense forests and reached Chaidnagar protecting her self from wild animals. Nala ( Sanskrit: नल a character in Hindu mythology is the king of Nishadha Kingdom, who marries princess Damayanti, of Vidarbha Kingdom Damayanti (दमयंती a character in Hindu mythology was the princess of Vidarbha Kingdom, who married king Nala, of Nishadha Kingdom WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Narwar is a town and a Nagar panchayat in Shivpuri district in the Indian state The route through forests from Narwar to Chanderi is very short. A forest is an area with a high density of Trees There are many definitions of a forest based on various criteria WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Narwar is a town and a Nagar panchayat in Shivpuri district in the Indian state A number of 9th and 10th century Jain temples are there in Buddhi Chanderi attracting thousands of Jain pilgrims from all over the country.
The Chanderi area has been a major center of Jain culture. A Bhattaraka is the head of traditional Jain institution They are responsible for training of scholars maintenance of libraries managing the endowments presiding over Jalore Fort is the main attraction of Jalore, a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan, one of the nine castles of the Maru ’ under the Paramaras Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma / Shraman Dharma (जैन धर्म is an ancient religion of India. It was a major center of the Parwar Jain community. There are a number of Jain places nearby- Gurilagiri (7 km), Aamanachar (29 km), Bithala (19 km), Bhamon (16 km), Khandargiri (5 km), Thuvanji (26 km) and Bhiyadant (14 km), and Deogarh, Uttar Pradesh (20 km, across the border). Deogarh is a temple city in Lalitpur District of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The Jain Bhattarakas of Mula Sangh, Balatkara Gana had a center at Chanderi that flourished for several centuries. A Bhattaraka is the head of traditional Jain institution They are responsible for training of scholars maintenance of libraries managing the endowments presiding over Mula Sangh (Sanskrit मूलसंघ is an ancient Jain monastic order. Balatkara Gana is an ancient Jain Monastic order. It is a section of the Mula Sangh. The lineage, as constructed by Pt. Phulachandra Shastri is as following:
A branch of this lineage continued at Sironj. Balatkara Gana is an ancient Jain Monastic order. It is a section of the Mula Sangh. Singhai (also Sanghavi or Singhi from Sanskrit Sanghapati (संघपति literally chief of the Sangha) is a hereditary title awarded
Chanderi is mentioned by the Persian scholar Alberuni in 1030. Ghiyas ud din Balban captured the city in 1251 for Nasir ud din Mahmud, Sultan of Delhi. Ghiyas ud din Balban (1200 &ndash 1286 ( غیاث الدین بلبن) was a Turkic ruler of the Delhi Sultanate during the Mamluk dynasty (or Nasir ud din Mahmud, Nasir ud din Firuz Shah (1246-1266 was a Muslim Turkic ruler and the eighth Sultan of Delhi of medieval India The Delhi Sultanate ( Urdu: دلی سلطنت, दिल्ली सलतनत or Sultanat e Hind ( سلطنتِ هند; सलतनत ए Sultan Mahmud I Khilji of Malwa captured the city in 1438 after a siege of several months. In 1520 Rana Sangha of Mewar captured the city, and gave it to Medini Rai, a rebellious minister of Sultan Mahmud II of Malwa. Maharana Sangram Singh (commonly known as Rana Sanga) ( April 12, 1484 – March 17, 1527) was the ruler of Mewar, a region Geography The northern part of Mewar is a gently sloping plain drained by the Bedach & Banas River and its tributaries which empty northwest into the Chambal River The Mughal Emperor Babur captured the city from Medini Rai, and in 1540 it was captured by Sher Shah Suri, and added to the governorship of Shujaat Khan. Babur ( February 14 1483 - December 26 1530) was a Muslim conqueror from Central Asia who following a series of setbacks Sher Shah Suri (1486 Sasaram &ndash May 22, 1545 Kalinjar) ( - Šīr Šāh Sūrī) also known as Farid Khan or The Mughal Emperor Akbar made the city a sarkar in the subah of Malwa. Akbar redirects here For other uses see Akbar (disambiguation Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar ( Jalāl ud-Dīn Muhammad Akbar The Bundela Rajputs captured the city in 1586, and it was held by Ram Sab, a son of Raja Madhukar of Orchha. Origins The Bundelas are the fiercest and most complex of the Rajput race Rajput constitute one of the major Hindu Kshatriya groups from India WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Orchha (or Urchha is a town in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh state India In 1680 Devi Singh Bundela was made governor of the city, and Chanderi remained in the hands of his family until it was annexed in 1811 by Jean Baptiste Filose for the Maratha ruler Daulat Rao Sindhia of Gwalior. Year 1811 ( MDCCCXI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Jean Baptiste Filose was a military commander in the army of Daulat Rao Sindhia, the Maratha ruler of Gwalior. The Marāthās ( Marathi: mr मराठा also Mahrattas) form an Indo Aryan group of Hindu Warriors hailing mostly from the present-day Daulatrao Sindhia (1779 – 1827 was the king ( Maharaja) of Gwalior state in central India from 1794 until his death in 1827 Gwalior State was an Indian kingdom ruled by the Sindhia dynasty The city was transferred to the British in 1844. For usage see British rule in India British Raj ( rāj, lit "reign" in Hindustani) primarily refers to the British Year 1844 ( MDCCCXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year The British lost control of the city during the Revolt of 1857, and the city was recaptured by Sir Hugh Rose on March 14, 1858. The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of Sepoys of British East India Company 's army on the 10th of May 1857 in the town of Meerut, Field Marshal Hugh Henry Rose 1st Baron Strathnairn, GCB. GCSI, ( April 6, 1801 &ndash October 16, 1885) was Events 1489 - The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice. Year 1858 ( MDCCCLVIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common The city was transferred back to the Sindhias of Gwalior in 1861, and became part of Isagarh District of Gwalior state. Year 1861 ( MDCCCLXI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Isagarh District is a former administrative district (zila of the Princely state of Gwalior in central India. After India's independence in 1947, Gwalior became part of the new state of Madhya Bharat, which was merged into Madhya Pradesh on November 1, 1956. Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Madhya Bharat ( Hindi: मध्य भारत also known as Malwa Union was a former state in west-central India. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 1956 ( MCMLVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Chanderi is located at  It has an average elevation of 456 metres (1496 feet). The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit.
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As of 2001 India census, Chanderi had a population of 28,313. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Chanderi has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59. 5%; with male literacy of 72% and female literacy of 52%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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