Jabalpur जबलपुर A district place and city in Madhya Pradesh state of Indian Republic. Jabalpur, formerly known as Jubbulpore, is one of the major cities of Madhya Pradesh state in India. It is the third largest urban agglomeration in Madhya Pradesh and the 38th largest urban agglomeration in India as per the 2011 census statistics. Area: 315 km². Population: 932,484 (2001) UNdata

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Originally a festival to celebrate good harvests and fertility of the land, Holi is celebrated as part of legendary story from Hindu Mythology. The story is about an arrogant king who resents his son Prahlada worshipping Lord Vishnu. He attempts to kill his son but fails each time. jabalpur-holika-dahan Finally, the king’s sister Holika who is said to be immune to burning, sits with the boy in a huge fire. However, the prince Prahlada emerges unscathed, while his aunt burns to death. Holi commemorates this event from mythology, and huge bonfires are burnt on the eve of Holi as its symbolic representation.

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A perfect landing station for Indian wild life experience. Jabalpur should be called the TIGER CORRIDOR as it is the nearest Road, Train and Air gateway to world famous Kanha, Bandhavgad, Pench and Satpuda Tiger National parks.

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Rani Durgavati Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur (Jabalpur University) Rani Durgavati a queen and personality with varied facets was a valiant, beautiful, great leader. Her self-respect forced her to fight till death rather than surrender herself to her enemy. She, like her ancestral dynasty, built so many lakes in her state and did a lot for the welfare of her people. She respected the scholars and extended her patronage to them.

In the year 1983, the Government of Madhya Pradesh renamed the University of Jabalpur as Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya in her memory. Government of India paid its tribute to the valiant Rani by issuing a postal-stamp commemorating her martyrdom, on 24th June 1988.

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Festival seasons has begun and I sure like many would be travelling a lot and some time in their own car!

Make a note, as this might help – Keep these documents handy and safe : RC, Insurance, Road Tax, Pollution (PUC) and a valid license

NOC is required only when you are going to stay in a particular city/state for a period of 30 days or more, generally. If you are on travel and with an intention to return to your home city with no stay in any city/state for more than 30 days no NOC is required. Private vehicles (white registration board with black numbers) are free to roam anywhere in the country. Permits are only required for commercial or taxi registered vehicles.

You may keep the fuel receipts and toll receipts.

.. u can go anywhere in india

Happy Halidays!!!

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Indian Railways has announced the holiday special trains for 2014 and Jabalpur is provided with a direct train to Pune starting from 7th April 2014. The train would run once in a week (Sunday from Pune and Monday from Jabalpur).

The train would run from Pune on every SUNDAY.

01656 JBP PUNE SUP SPL From – JABALPUR (Monday Only) 16:55 pm reaches – PUNE JN 11:05 am
01655 Pune Jbp Sup Spl From – Pune (Sunday Only) 11.15 am Reaches – JBP JN 6.00 am
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Places to visit in and around Jabalpur, Picnic Places, small excursion and day-out.

Madan Mahal Fort

Madan Mahal is an ancient locality of Garha. The fort was the resting palace of the 10th Gond Kind Madan Singh. Madan mahal fort was built about 1100 A.D. It is a very plain and simple structure. Palace stands on a single stone on the summit of a hill which commands a magnificent view over the rich valley around.


Balancing Rock

As seen in the picture, a rock is balancing itself over another and completely static for a unknown period. Located in the hills near to Dev-Tal, this magical rock is a major attraction of people here.


Bhanwar Tal

Located at the center of City and and only half a Km from Bus-Stand, Bhanwar Tal is the one of biggest Park of Jabalpur, A fun and relaxing place for all, specially to young and kids.


Dev Tal

On Nagpur Road at Mahanadda, close to tripuri chowk, is the biggest lake of Jabalpur known as Devtal, its history dates back to the Gond dynasti, who built temples here.


Gandhi Bhavan

The largest library and a museum, Gandhi Bhavan is next to Govt Victoria Hospital and close to Clock Tower.


Pisan Hari Ki Madia

Build close to the Medical College on the top of a hill is a group of Jain temples known as Pisanhari-ki-Madia. The group of temples is known to be 200 years old.


Tripuri Smarak

Subhash Chandra Bose was elected the congress President at the Congress session held in the year 1939. Mahatma Gandhi visited four times to this place which lies at the bank of River Narmada.


Rani Durgavati Memorial

At Narrai, a village 18 km to the south of the city of Jabalpur is erected the Memorial of Rani Durgawati at the place of her martyrdom. The memorial was erected in June 1964. Dedicated to the memory of the great Queen Durgavati is her memorial and museum which houses a fine collection of sculptures, inscriptions and prehistoric.


Tewar

This village is situated 12.8 km to the west of the city on the Jabalpur-Bheraghat road, Archaeological remains of the celebrated ancient city of Tripuri of Pauranic fame is spread extensively over a wide area covering several kilometers adjoining the village. Archaeological excavations conducted here have thrown very important light on the past history of Jabalpur in particular and country as a whole.


LamhetaGhat

These ghats on the River Narmada near Tewar are the remains of several old temples of Gond and subsequent times.


Majholi

At this village 59.2 km away from Jabalpur is preserved a large sculpture of Varaha, an incarnation of Narayana. A few sculptures of Siva, Hara-Gauri and Jaina Tirthankara area also kept nearby.


JhinJhiri

This is a group of low hills situated on the outskirts of the city of Katni on the Jabalpur-Katni road. It contains Rock-shelters having paintings of prehistoric times


BajnaMath and Sangram Sagar

A km from Medical College to the south of Garha stands the famous Sangram Sagar and the temple of Bajna Math which was built during the regime of Gond ruler Sangram Shah. Bajna Mathi is a center of tantric sects. Remains of an old palace may be seen at the center of Sangram Sagar.


Bargi Dam

The Bargi dam (40 Km from Jabalpur towards Seoni) is one of the first supposedly completed dams among the chain of 30 major dams to be constructed on river Narmada. View is spectacular, besides there are many temples nearby.

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Jabalpur On The Globe

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Jabalpur was the 325th largest City or urban area in the world in 2006.

Jabalpur is estimated to be 294th largest City in the world by 2020.

Jabalpur stands 121st in term of the fastest growing cities and urban areas in the world in 2006.

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कान्हा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान

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Publishing articles frequently on Social and National interest. Read in detail about “Bhopal Gas Tragedy 3rd Dec 84′”, “Navratri Festival Jabalpur”, “Tobacco Kills – Quit Smoking”, “Kanha National Park”, “The Bargi DAM – Sardar Sarovar Bandh”.

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Happy holi

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Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wednesday 09/28 80%
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Thunderstorms likely early. Low 24C.
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Tomorrow 09/29 80%
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. High near 30C. Winds N at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.

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