Morena: Madhya Pradesh :The Pride of India
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Morena is a city in northern Madhya Pradesh state located in north-central India. An agricultural trade centre, it is connected by rail and national highway with Gwalior and Agra. Oilseed milling......

Morena is a city in northern Madhya Pradesh state located in north-central India. An agricultural trade centre, it is connected by rail and national highway with Gwalior and Agra. Oilseed milling and cotton weaving are the chief industries. The city has three colleges affiliated with Jiwaji University. The surrounding region was formerly occupied by Sheopur and Tonwarghar princely states.

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  • PRESENTED BY BETSY THOMAS STD X [email_address]
  • Morena is worth Visiting!!!!!!!

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  • 1. THE PRIDE OF MADHYA PRADESH MORENA [email_address] Betsy Thomas Morena, Madhya Pradesh
  • 2. MORENA
  • 3. The famous Chambal river is located in Morena. The lower Chambal River basin consists of an alluvial tract in the north, cut by numerous ravines, and a forested area toward the south. CHAMBAL RIVER
  • 4. Morena is located at  26.5°N 78.0°E. It has an average elevation of 177 metres (580 feet). Morena is a city in northern Madhya Pradesh state located in north-central India. An agricultural trade centre, it is connected by rail and national highway with Gwalior and Agra. Oilseed milling and cotton weaving are the chief industries. The city has three colleges affiliated with Jiwaji University. The surrounding region was formerly occupied by Sheopur and Tonwarghar princely states. The nearest Aerodrome from Morena headquarters of the Chambal division is Gwalior which is at a distance of 45 kms. from Morena. Morena, the headquarters of the Chambal division stands at the Agra-Bombay National Highway between Gwalior and Agra.
  • 5. How to Reach
      • Air : The nearest airport from Morena is Gwalior which is at a distance of 46 km from Morena. Road : Morena, stands at the Agra-Mumbai National Highway between Gwalior and Agra. Rail : Morena is located on the main trunk broad gauge railway route of central railway joining Delhi-Madras, Delhi-Bombay via Bombay .
  • 6. Morena is known for its colorful peacocks. It had about 150,959 peacocks as mentioned in the survey of 2001.
  • 7. RAM PRASAD BISMIL The origin of the great freedom fighter, Ram Prasad Bismil can be traced back to the city of Morena.
  • 8. MORENA-THE YELLOW CITY Morena is referred to as yellow city due to the massive production of mustard oil.
  • 9. Morena is renowned for its special dishes and sweets especially,GAJAK.
  • 10. TOURIST ATTRACTIONS There are many tourist attractions in Morena. Some of them are Sihoniya (The capital of the Kachwahas), Pahadgarh (Cave paintings in the cave shelters), Padawali (Gupta Period), Mitawali Nurabad (The Monuments of Mughal Period) and The Fort of Sabalgarh.
  • 11. Most of the people in Madhya Pradesh are Hindus. There are, however, sizeable minorities of Muslims, Jains, Christians and Buddhists. There is also a small Sikh population
  • 12. MORENA TEMPLES AND ARCHITECTURE
  • 13. Temple are the 'epitome' of ancient culture.
  • 14. MORENA: BREATH TAKING MONUMENTS
  • 15. The National Chambal Sanctuary was formed to protect this pristine river ecosystem, complete with its varied flora and avifauna.
  • 16. Jain Temples : Sihoniya is a holy place of the Jains. The main temple has three statues : Shantinath, Kunthnath and Arhanath of 10 to 15 ft. in height. They are of 11th century A.D.
  • 17. main occupations Majority of the people are employed in agriculture, cotton weaving and oilseed mining. Wheat and oilseeds are the main crops; building stone is quarried. The district has a cement factory and Sheopur is an important trade centre.
  • 18.
    • Morena has 3 colleges affiliated with the Jiwaji University.
    • One of the reputed schools of Morena is SCHOLARS’ PUBLIC SCHOOL affliated to CBSE Delhi, which provides the best quality education.
    EDUCATION
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  • 20. THE END