(Last Updated on : 03/04/2017)
Villages of Madhya Pradesh
portray the heart of the rural culture of the state
. Initially, the tribal
population resided in the villages of Madhya Pradesh, however with the passing decades; the tribal population of Madhya Pradesh
has developed noticeably. Villages like Bandholi, Bilheti, Deolond and Ghoghara are prime trade centres in Madhya Pradesh.
Languages in Villages of Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh lies in Central region of India. Here basically Hindi
is the widely spoken language
by local citizens. The western part of the villages of Madhya Pradesh, Malwi and Nimari are the local level spoken language. The Bhil tribe
has predominance in Dhar district
and they have their own language called "Bhil" language. Where as in Indore
city, many Marathi
spoken people are found as this region was under rule of Maratha rulers
. In the northern parts of Madhya Pradesh, Bundeli language is prominently spoken in rural areas.
Famous Villages of Madhya Pradesh
The vast lands, covered with unspoiled greenery are spilled everywhere in the villages of Madhya Pradesh. Rural parts of Madhya Pradesh are still resided by the tribals and they still follow the traditions and rituals that were followed by them in ancient days. Some of the famous villages of Madhya Pradesh are as follows:
Burhanpur is a small village which has some of the most stunning mosques of Madhya Pradesh. Shahi Jama Masjid built by Azam Humayun was the first mosque in this village of Madhya Pradesh.
Chanderi is another well-known name among the villages of Madhya Pradesh with historical buildings built by many dynasties that ruled over Chanderi. Most structures were built during the reign of Mughal.
Bhedaghat village has the gift of Marble Rocks that just cannot be missed. Situated by the banks of Narmada River, the marble rocks are best viewed by taking a boat ride in Narmada.
Fairs and Festivals in Villages of Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh is a land of festivals
. These festivals and fairs in turn are deeply rooted in mythology and old cultural traditions. The festivals of Madhya Pradesh
are celebrated with genuine enthusiasm and belief in the almighty. One of the unique attractions of Bastar is the Madai festival held in different villages extending from Mandla
to Bastar and is celebrated mainly by the Gond tribes
. Similarly, Bhagoriya festival is to the Bhil tribes.
Administration of the Villages of Madhya Pradesh
The administration of the villages of Madhya Pradesh follows the decisions of the Panchayat. The village panchayat is composed of prominent men from the villages major castes. Villages of Madhya Pradesh are places that are brimming with such surprises that are stunning but not widely known.