The town is nearly 300 years
old having been founded in 1681 by Dewan Parasram. The beautiful lake in the town in which is reflected the old fort and
palace still bears the name of the founder. The town is 83 Kms. from the Bhopal and is
reached by a good road. The site of the town is the place of temple of Shiva - then known
as Topila Mahadeo, for the persons who lived there manufactured toplis or basket.
Hence the name stick. It is however in the autumnal months that the place becomes
exceedingly picturesque and beautiful. From the top of the Baijnath Mahadeo temple the
pleasant panorama is very appealing, with the lakes of full limpid water, with the land
carpeted in lush green grass, with the small streams racing down the slopes of the hills
and hills themselves covered with good vegetation and as rustling wind sweeps the
murmuring countryside adorned with mellowing crops, radiant in the evening sun, the
brilliance of blue skies seems to evenly matched with the grandeur of the green.
Sanka is a small village situated near the river Parvati and is about 5Km from Kotra ,
once its tehsil headquarter of Rajgarh State. Each year in the month of magh a mela is
held here and is known as Shyamji-ka-mela.The famous temple of Shyamji was built in the
memory of the king Sangram Singh (Shyam Singh) by his wife Bhagyawati in the 16-17th
century, the king died in an encounter with a mughal soldier of Haji Wali. The temple is
protected by the state govt. . It has beautiful paintings on the wall reflecting the Malwi
& Rajashthani effects, the beautiful and well carved stones & bricks were used to
construct the temple.
temple is just 4 Kms. from Rajgarh. It is on the high hill & you can have a
picturesque view of the town from the top. It is covered with dense forest having
different varieties of plants. The devotee come from different parts in the navratri
|A saint HAZRAT SYED. QURBAN ALI SHAH BADAKHSHANI known as "Baba Badakshani
R.A." born in 1245 (hijri) at Badakshan & came to India in 1268 (hijri) from
Badakhshan of Afganistan and later he came to Rajgarh in 1309 hijri. In the year 1914 A.D.
he died on 20th of the holly month of Ramazan of 1334 hijri. Since then his death
anniversary is celebrated as "URS" in the month of March from 10-12. People of
all communities from all over the India and some of other countries come in to the URS for
Dargah Shareef, Masjid and other buildings were founded by the
Mutawalli of Dargah Shri Syed. Mushtaq Ali Rizvi Sandelvi after the death of Baba Sahib.
At present all managements of Dargah Shareef and URS programme is managed by the Present
Mutawalli of Dargah Shri Syed. Mushtaq Rizvi.
Wild Life Sancutary of Narsinghgarh is among one of the 35
sancturies of M.P. established in 1978 under Forest Division Rajgarh Social Forestry.
Sanctuary is situated on N.H.12 (Jabalpur-Jaipur) 70 Kms from Bhopal, 221 Kms from Indore,
35 Kms from Biaora and 278 Kms from Kota. (Latitude:23035' to 23040'
North, Longitude:7702' to 77010' East, Height form Sea Level: 462.07
to 576.08 meter). It is covered 57.197 Sq. Km. (Reserve Forest) area. Due to its natural
beauty it is one of the most beautiful place of Rajgarh district, so it is also known as
"Kashmir of Malwa" region.
In the center of this sanctuary "Chidikho Lake" is
situated which is one of the attraction among the tourists. This sanctuary is built by the
rulers of the state and in the ancient time this sanctuary is used for hunting purpose by
the rulers. Migratory birds from different places reaches here in this sanctuary. The lake
situtated here is having special appearance due to which the local people named this lake
as "Chidikho Lake". Here in this sanctuary we can have a glimpse of local birds
and migratory birds. State bird Dhoodh Raj is mainly seen here in this sanctuary. National
bird peakock is mainly seen in this sanctuary and in nearby areas. The climatic condition
is suitable for the national bird peakock. And this sancutary is having a chance to
develope as Mayur Park Area of this sanctuary is sufficient for wild animals. 11 GULBAGH,
CHEETAL in large number and SAMBHAR, NEELGAI are mainly found. We can see them freely
roaming in this sanctuary. Near to "CHIDIKHO LAKE" JAMUN KHO,ANDHIYAR KHO,
DHUWALI wild animals can be seen. Work is done for protection and preservation of wild
The village is said to be over 1000 years old having been
named after a Kulmi patel. The muslim troops used to be stationed here and legend has it ,
that it was from here that they saw the five sola Khamba at Bihar (Narsinghgarh). It is
situated on the bank of Kali Sindh river and 10Km from the Sarangpur tehsil. It was the
scene of battle in 1813 & 1847
It was once a teshsil of Rajgarh state. It is situated 10 Km from
south of Narsinghgarh. It is on the fringe of forest and some old Shikargarh
(hunting place) are well laid out.
beautiful temple of Khoiry Mahadev is just 1 Kms. from Rajgarh. It is one of the
favorite picnic spot of the Rajgarh.