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Culture of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh, which is also referred to as MP, is called the Heart of India. Its strategic central location in the country has earned it this sobriquet. Before embarking on a tour to Madhya Pradesh, if you want to know the in and out of this state then the best way is to acquaint yourself with its culture. Madhya Pradesh culture shows deep influence of the tribal communities. In fact reflection of the glorious past is also very prominent as in the days of the yore eminent Maurya and Mughal empires had reined here.

Attractive monuments and architectures bear testimony to this. Truly speaking, the cultural traditions of Madhya Pradesh are the result of the amalgamation of tribal lifestyles and rich historical past. To understand the true culture of Madhya Pradesh you need to take into consideration its festivals, music & dance, lifestyle and cuisine. All these combined together bring a picture perfect of the Madhya Pradesh culture.

Fairs and festivals in Madhya Pradesh form an integral part of the culture. The popular celebrations of this region are Khajuraho Dance Festival, Lokrang Samaroh, Kumbh Mela Ujjain, Pachmarhi Utsav and Malwa Utsav. Besides, Kalidas Samaroh and Tansen Music Festival are also observed here at a large extent. It is during these festivities that you will come across the real spirit of the locals.

To state laconically, there are many things to see and enjoy in Madhya Pradesh. Specially after knowing about its culture you will be more excited to pay visit to this beautiful city.

Cuisine of Madhya Pradesh:

  • The people of Madhya Pradesh are lured by delectable dishes, making cuisine an important part of the state's culture.
  • Madhya Pradesh's food is influenced by Rajasthani and Gujrati cuisines. Previously, Jowar was the most common cereal in this area. Wheat, on the other hand, is currently Madhya Pradesh's primary meal.
  • Their cuisine specialises in the use of wheat and milk with a variety of ingredients. Dishes that are difficult to find outside of Madhya Pradesh can be found here.

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