Man Singh Tomar
||It has been suggested that Maharaja Mansingh Tomar be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since August 2015.|
|Raja Man Singh Tomar|
|The Ruler of Gwalior|
|Reign||1486 CE - 1516 CE|
|Spouse||Gurjar Queen Mrignayani|
Raja Man Singh Tomar was born to Raja Kalyanmall Tomar of Gwalior. He ruled for over 30 years.
The 15th century Gujari Mahal is a monument of love by Raja Man Singh Tomar for his Gurjari queen, Mrignayani. After he had wooed her after promise to fulfill his three wishes. Mrignayani demanded a separate palace with a constant water supply from the River Rai, she demanded to be always with the king in war. The outer structure of the Gurjari Mahal has survived in an almost total state of preservation, the interior has been now converted into an archaeological museum.
Within Gwalior Fort, also built by Raja Mansingh Tomar, is the Man Mandir Palace, built between 1486 CE and 1517 CE. Mansingh is creditted to have been defeated Sikander Lodi, who was Delhi Sultan at that time.
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