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Bandhavgarh National Park
History , Travel and Destinations / October 27, 2017

Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the most popular national parks in India. Bandhavgarh is densely populated with various wild species gaur or Indian bison, sambar, barking deer, nilgai, Indian wolf (canis lupus indica), striped hyena, caracal, tiger, chital or spotted deer and the Indian leopard (Panthera pardus fusca). Bandhavgarh has one of the highest density of Bengal tigers known in the world, and are large in size and beautiful build. It is located in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh and Tala is entrance gate of park. It includes a significant area of 105 km2. The buffer is spread over the forest divisions of Umaria and Katni around totals 820 km2. Bandhavgarh is not only popular due to it’s wild life it is also full with history. Bandhavgarh Fort Bandhavgarh region got its name from this fort. The fort was called as Bandhavgarh (Brother’s Fort). According to  mythology Lord Rama stayed in Bandhavgarh. The fort was constructed here by two monkey architects, which was later gifted to Lakshmana (Brother of Shri Rama). In various ancient texts such as Narada Pancha Ratra and Shiv Purana it is mentioned. The Bandhavgarh was an important territory under many rulers, like Chandelas, Mughals and Lodis. Bandhavgarh Fort, finally became…