Makhori

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Makhori
village
Makhori is located in Madhya Pradesh
Makhori
Makhori
Makhori is located in India
Makhori
Makhori
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°14′22″N 78°34′2″E / 26.23944°N 78.56722°E / 26.23944; 78.56722Coordinates: 26°14′22″N 78°34′2″E / 26.23944°N 78.56722°E / 26.23944; 78.56722
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Makhori (मखोरी) is a village in Bhind district in Madhya Pradesh. Makhori is located at a distance of 2 km from Guhisar in east direction on Gwalior-Baragaon-Bilara Road.[1]

History[edit]

There is a small fort in Makhori known as ‘Ranaon ki Garhi’. The fort was constructed by Gohad ruler Maharaja Chhatar Singh. The fort is situated on a hillock and surrounded by deep ditch to protect it. One can enter it through a small entrance gate. The fort is made of stones rich in iron content which protects it from canon attacks. There is a secret tunnel believed to connect this fort with other forts. The defence strategy of the fort is exemplary. At one time this fort was owned by Jagjit Singh Rana. At present there is no Jat family in Makhori. The chieftain of this fort moved to Dhaulpur along with the Gohad ruler.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Surendra singh Chahar:, “Makhori ki Garhi”, Jat-Veer Smarika, Gwalior, 1992, p. 51