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About the state Madhya Pradesh or MP
Madhya Pradesh (Madhya means middle and Pradesh province) or MP is the 2nd largest state of India with an area of 308144 Sq Km and it placed in the central of India. According to the census of India 2011, approximately 72597565 people reside here. The state is separated by its neighboring states Maharashtra to the south, Gujarat to West, Rajasthan to the North -West, Uttar Pradesh to the North East and Chhattisgarh to the East.
(Khajuraho ancient Sculpture, Madhya Pradesh)
The capital city of Madhya Pradesh is Bhopal and the other major cities of the state are Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Ujjain. The state is build up with ten divisions, namely Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Rewa, Sagar, Chambal, Shahdol and Hoshangabad division. These divisions are contained with fifty distinct districts. Read more...
Climate of Madhya Pradesh
Weather in summer: Normally the summer season of Madhya Pradesh is continued from End of March to June. The average temperature during this season varies between 36° C to 46° C.
Weather in winter: Normally the winter season of MP is continued from mid of November to February and the average temperature during this season varies between 10° C to 28° C.
Weather in monsoon: Normally the monsoon season of Madhya Pradesh is continued from July to September and the average rainfall during this season is approximately 175 cm.
Culture of Madhya Pradesh
Religions in Madhya Pradesh: The people of Madhay Pradesh mainly follow Hindu religion (91.12%) rest are Muslim (6.38%), Jainism (0.9%), Christianity (0.3%), Buddhism (0.3%) and Sikhism (0.2%). Some tribal communities reside here with a percentage 20.28 of total population. Usually they follow Hindu religion. Major tribal of the state are Gond, Bhil, Baiga, Korku, Bhadia, Kaul, Mariya, and Sahariya. There have caste system in Hindu community like scheduled caste and scheduled tribes.
Festivals in Madhya Pradesh: The people of Madhya Pradesh celebrate lots of religious fair and festivals. Among these some most popular are Bhagoriya Festival, Dusshera at Bastar, Madai Fairs (February, March and April every year) located at Narayanpur, Kondagaon, Dantewara and Dhanara, Khajuraho Dances festival, Tansen Music Festival at Gwalior, Fair of Nagaji, Karam and Laru Kaj.
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