|Assam the Gateway to the North-Eastern India|
The state’s strategic location had attracted the attention of several dynasties and rulers in the past-- such as the Guptas, the Chandelas, and the Patiharas, and later the Mughals and the British -– which controlled and ruled over MP, or at least a part of it, at one or the other time.
Madhya Pradesh is famous for its many historical cities, wildlife sanctuaries and religious hotspots that much enchant the visitors. Among the many renowned attractions of the state, these are the chief ones: Khajuraho Temples, Sanchi Stupa, Bhimbetka Caves (UNESCO Heritage Sites); Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Pench (National Parks); Ujjain, Indore, Mandu, Gwalior, Panchmarhi, Bhopal (historical cities famous for majestic forts and palaces).
Madhya Pradesh is also famous as the land of the primitive people and has the largest concentration of tribal people in India. Crisscrossed by several rivers such as the Narmada, Tapti, Godawari, Mahanadi, Chamba and Betwa; Madhya Pradesh supports and nurtures varied types of vegetations and forests (Tropical Dry, Tropical Moist, Tropical Thorn, etc.). No wonder, the state is much known for its rich and diverse flora and fauna and boasts of one of the largest areas under forest cover in the country.