Gwalior

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Gwalior is a major city in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and one of the Counter-magnet cities.wikipedia
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Madhya Pradesh

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Gwalior is a major city in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and one of the Counter-magnet cities.
Its capital is Bhopal, and the largest city is Indore, with Gwalior, Jabalpur and Ujjain being the other major cities.

Tomaras of Gwalior

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From the Kachchhapaghatas in the 10th century, Tomars in the 13th century, it was passed on to the Mughal Empire, then to the Maratha in 1754, followed by the Scindia in the 18th century.
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Kachchhapaghata dynasty

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From the Kachchhapaghatas in the 10th century, Tomars in the 13th century, it was passed on to the Mughal Empire, then to the Maratha in 1754, followed by the Scindia in the 18th century.
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Gwalior district

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Besides being the administrative headquarters of Gwalior district and Gwalior division, Gwalior has many administrative offices of the Chambal division of northern Madhya Pradesh.
The historic city of Gwalior is its administrative headquarters.

Morena

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Gwalior is surrounded by industrial and commercial zones of neighbouring districts (Malanpur – Bhind, Banmor – Morena) on all three main directions.
It is 39 km from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Gwalior Fort

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The Jain Sculptures at Gwalior Fort were built under Tomar rule. Man Singh Tomar made his dream palace, the Man Mandir Palace which is now a tourist attraction at Gwalior Fort.
Gwalior Fort (ग्वालियर क़िला, Gvāliyar Qila) is a hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, central India.

Thatipur

Gwalior's metropolitan area includes Gwalior city centre, Morar Cantonment, Lashkar Gwalior (Lashkar Subcity), Thatipur.
Thatipur is a locality in Gwalior Metropolitan region in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Indian Rebellion of 1857

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Gwalior was one of the major sites of rebellion during the 1857 uprising.
The rebellion posed a considerable threat to British power in that region, and was contained only with the rebels' defeat in Gwalior on 20 June 1858.

Agra

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Located 343 km south of Delhi, the capital city of India, 120 km from Agra and 414 km from Bhopal, the state capital, Gwalior occupies a strategic location in the Gird region of India.
The next morning native Indian troops in Agra were forced to disarm, on 15 June Gwalior (which lies south of Agra) rebelled.

Madhya Bharat

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Gwalior was the winter capital of the state of Madhya Bharat which later became a part of the larger state of Madhya Pradesh.
Gwalior was the winter capital and Indore was the summer capital.

Gird, India

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Located 343 km south of Delhi, the capital city of India, 120 km from Agra and 414 km from Bhopal, the state capital, Gwalior occupies a strategic location in the Gird region of India.
Gwalior is the largest city in the region, and its historic center.

Jyotiraditya Scindia

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His son, Jyotiraditya Scindia, also in the Congress Party, was elected to the seat formerly held by his father in 2004.
He is from the Scindia family that once ruled in Gwalior and is a former Member of Parliament, representing the Guna constituency in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Man Singh Tomar

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Man Singh Tomar made his dream palace, the Man Mandir Palace which is now a tourist attraction at Gwalior Fort.
Man Singh Tomar (IAST: Mānasiṃha) was a Rajput Tomar ruler of Gwalior who ascended the throne in 1486 CE.

Smart Cities Mission

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Gwalior has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission.

Vijaya Raje Scindia

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In 1962, Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia, the widow of Maharaja Jivajirao Scindia, was elected to the Lok Sabha, beginning the family's career in electoral politics.
In the days of the British Raj, as consort of the last ruling Maharaja of Gwalior, Jivajirao Scindia, she ranked among the highest royal figures of the land.

Iltutmish

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In 1231 Iltutmish captured Gwalior after an 11-month-long effort and from then till the 13th century it remained under Muslim rule.
Over the next few years, Iltutmish suppressed a rebellion in Bengal, captured Gwalior, raided the Paramara-controlled cities of Bhilsa and Ujjain in central India, and expelled Khwarazmian subordinates in the north-west.

Indian independence movement

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Prior to Indian independence on 15 August 1947, Gwalior remained a princely state of the British Raj with the Scindia as the local rulers.
The last significant battle was fought in Gwalior on 17 June 1858, during which Rani Lakshmibai was killed.

Gwalior inscription of Mihirakula

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The earliest historical record found at Gwalior is the Gwalior inscription of the Alchon Hun ruler Mihirakula.
Gwalior is located in northern Madhya Pradesh, India.

Marathi language

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It is also the most spoken language followed by Marathi and Bundelkhandi
The former Maratha ruled cities of Baroda, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur and Tanjore have had sizable Marathi speaking populations for centuries.

Maratha (caste)

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From the Kachchhapaghatas in the 10th century, Tomars in the 13th century, it was passed on to the Mughal Empire, then to the Maratha in 1754, followed by the Scindia in the 18th century.
Notable Maratha families outside Maharashtra include Bhonsle of Tanjore, Scindia of Gwalior, Gaekwad of Baroda, Holkar of Indore, Puar of Dewas and Dhar, Ghorpade of Mudhol.

Tigra Dam

The Tigra Dam is located on the outskirts of the city.
Tigra Dam (also spelled "Tig Dam") creates a freshwater reservoir on the Sank River, about 23 km from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India It plays a crucial role in supplying water to the city.

Gwalior Municipal Corporation

The administration of Gwalior is shared between the departments and institutions of three levels of government – civic administration by the Gwalior Municipal Corporation, state administration by government of Madhya Pradesh, and the central government of India.
Gwalior Municipal Corporation (GMC) is the Municipal Corporation established in 1887,it is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city of Gwalior, located in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Jiwajirao Scindia

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The Scindia family ruled Gwalior until India's independence from the United Kingdom in 1947, when the Maharaja Jivajirao Scindia acceded to the Government of India.
Daulatrao Scindia shifted the capital from Ujjain to the new city of Lashkar, near the historic fortress-city of Gwalior.

Gwalior Junction railway station

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The Gwalior Junction (Station code: GWL) is the part of the North Central Railways.
Gwalior railway station (station code: GWL) is an important railway station of Gwalior City in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Morar Cantonment

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Gwalior's metropolitan area includes Gwalior city centre, Morar Cantonment, Lashkar Gwalior (Lashkar Subcity), Thatipur.
It is part of an urban agglomeration together with neighbouring Gwalior.