Madhav National Park

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News:The encroachment of Madhav National Park land in Madhu’s Pradesh continues unchecked even though the land was allotted to make way for a tiger corridor.

Facts:

About the Madhav National Park:

  • Madhav National park is situated near Shivpuri town in Madhya Pradesh. It is a part of the upper Vindhyan hills. 
  • The Park was the hunting ground of Mughal emperors and Maharaja of Gwalior.It got the status of a National Park in 1958.
  • The Park is a combination of dry deciduous & dry thorn forests that make home for different varieties of antelopes like Nilgai, Chinkara and Deer.
  • The park is home to Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG)s like Saharia.

Additional information:

Other National Parks of Madhya Pradesh:

  • Bandhavgarh National Park & Tiger Reserve
  • Kanha National Park & Tiger Reserve
  • Satpura National Park & Tiger Reserve
  • Sanjay National Park & Tiger Reserve
  • Van Vihar National Park
  • Ghughua National Park
  • Panna National Park & Tiger Reserve
  • Pench National Park & Tiger Reserve.