Madhya Bharat, also known as Malwa Union, was an Indian state in west-central India, created on 28 May 1948 from twenty-five princely states which until 1947 had been part of the Central India Agency, with Jiwajirao Scindia as its Rajpramukh.- Madhya Bharat
Politically and administratively, it is also synonymous with the former state of Madhya Bharat which was later merged with Madhya Pradesh.- Malwa
It was bordered by the states of Bombay (presently Gujarat and Maharashtra) to the southwest, Rajasthan to the northwest, Uttar Pradesh to the north, and Vindhya Pradesh to the east, and Bhopal State and Madhya Pradesh to the southeast.- Madhya Bharat
In 1956, this state was reorganised and its parts were combined with the states of Madhya Bharat, Vindhya Pradesh and Bhopal to form the new Madhya Pradesh state, the Marathi-speaking Vidarbha region was removed and merged with the Bombay State.- Madhya Pradesh
The King Yasodharman of Malwa defeated the Huns in 528, ending their expansion.- Madhya Pradesh
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Indore is the largest and most populous city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
Located on the southern edge of Malwa Plateau, at an average altitude of 553 meters above sea level, it has the highest elevation among major cities of Central India.
Indore served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from 1950 until 1956.