Handia, Madhya Pradesh

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Handia is a village in Madhya Pradesh state of India.wikipedia
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Narmada River

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Handia is located on the left bank of the Narmada river; Nemawar is located on the opposite side, which belongs to Dewas district.
Below Handia and Nemawar to Hiran fall (the deer's leap), the river is approached by hills from both sides.

Nemawar

Handia is located on the left bank of the Narmada river; Nemawar is located on the opposite side, which belongs to Dewas district.
Handia is located on the left bank of the Narmada river opposite to Handia.

Harda

After the Maratha conquest of region, Harda replaced it as the most important town in the area, and Handia was reduced to the status of a village. During the Mughal period, Handia was a sarkar (subdivision) comprising 23 mahals (smaller divisions), including Harda.
During the Mughal period, Harda was a mahal in the Handia sarkar.

Mulla Do-Piyaza

Mullah Do PiazaMullah Do PiyazaMulla Do-Piaza
Mulla Do-Piyaza was buried in Handia, and his tomb is located here.
One modern scholar, Hafiz Mahmood Shirani, states that Mulla Do-Piyaza was a historical personality whose original name was Abdul Momin, and who was born in India, left for Iran in 1582, returned after 36 years, died in 1620, and was buried in Handia.

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh StateMPM.P.
Handia is a village in Madhya Pradesh state of India.

List of community development blocks in India

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It is located in the Handiya block and tehsil of the Harda district.

Tehsil

Talukatalukmandal
It is located in the Handiya block and tehsil of the Harda district.

Harda district

Harda
It is located in the Handiya block and tehsil of the Harda district. It was a part of the Hoshangabad district, until the Harda district was carved out in 1998.

Dewas

Dewas (Senior)Devi Vaishini TempleDewar
Handia is located on the left bank of the Narmada river; Nemawar is located on the opposite side, which belongs to Dewas district.

Mughal Empire

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Handia was a prosperous town during the Mughal period. In the Mughal chronicles and early British records, the name of Handia often appears as Hindia.

Maratha Empire

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After the Maratha conquest of region, Harda replaced it as the most important town in the area, and Handia was reduced to the status of a village. In 1742, Marathas led by Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao captured the area, and displaced the Muslim governor of the Handia sarkar.

British Raj

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In the Mughal chronicles and early British records, the name of Handia often appears as Hindia.

Sarkar (country subdivision)

sarkarsarkarsCircar
During the Mughal period, Handia was a sarkar (subdivision) comprising 23 mahals (smaller divisions), including Harda.

Mahallah

MahallamohallaMohallah
During the Mughal period, Handia was a sarkar (subdivision) comprising 23 mahals (smaller divisions), including Harda.

Chahar Gulshan

The Mughal-era chronicle Chahar Gulshan (1759 CE) mentions Golconda-Asir-Hindia and Hindia-Sironj roads among the 24 important roads of the Mughal empire.

Golconda Fort

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The Mughal-era chronicle Chahar Gulshan (1759 CE) mentions Golconda-Asir-Hindia and Hindia-Sironj roads among the 24 important roads of the Mughal empire.

Asirgarh Fort

AsirgarhAsirÁsír-Burhánpur
The Mughal-era chronicle Chahar Gulshan (1759 CE) mentions Golconda-Asir-Hindia and Hindia-Sironj roads among the 24 important roads of the Mughal empire.

Sironj

Municipality SironjNawab of Sironj
The Mughal-era chronicle Chahar Gulshan (1759 CE) mentions Golconda-Asir-Hindia and Hindia-Sironj roads among the 24 important roads of the Mughal empire.

Peshwa

PeshwasPeshweMaratha Peshwa
In 1742, Marathas led by Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao captured the area, and displaced the Muslim governor of the Handia sarkar.

Balaji Baji Rao

Balaji BajiraoNanasaheb PeshwaNanasaheb
In 1742, Marathas led by Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao captured the area, and displaced the Muslim governor of the Handia sarkar.

East India Company

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The British East India Company invaded the area during the Third Anglo-Maratha War and took control of the local fortress for a brief period.

Third Anglo-Maratha War

Pindari WarThird Maratha WarThird Mahratta War
The British East India Company invaded the area during the Third Anglo-Maratha War and took control of the local fortress for a brief period.

Daulat Rao Sindhia

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Handia was the headquarters of a district in Daulat Rao Sindhia's kingdom.

Hoshangabad district

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It was a part of the Hoshangabad district, until the Harda district was carved out in 1998.