Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP), translation: Middle Province), often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh was originally the largest state in India until November 1, 2000 when the state of Chhattisgarh was carved out. It borders the states Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan. The state has an area of 308,252 km2 (119,017 sq mi). The largest city and the commercial capital of the state is Indore.
Madhya Pardesh & Sikhism
- Madhya Pardesh State Was visited by Guru Nanak Dev ji, Guru Gobind Singh Ji and Guru Hargobind Ji.
- Bhagat Sain also belong to Madhya Pradesh.
- According to the estimates of the Madhya Pradesh Minorities Commission, there are around one hundred thousand Sikhs with Sikligar background and other under privileged sections in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
- There are lacs of Satnami Sikhs in Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.