About Bhopal – Messyduniya

About Bhopal

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Temples & Religious Places

Laxmi Narayan Temple

Laxmi Narayan Temple:-
is located on a hilltop and is one of the finest example of contemporary Indian temple architecture.

Gufa Mandir

Gufa Mandir
established by Sant Narayan Dasji Mahara, dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Bhojpur Temple

Bhojpur Temple
This temple is made of rocks and the lingam in it is more than 15 feet tall. On every Mahashivratri there is a huge fair organized by the temple committee and the local people.

Hazrat Peer Fatehullah Shah Baba

Hazrat Peer Fatehullah Shah Baba
The shrine of Hazrat Peer Fatehullah Shah Baba, is one of the most popular shrines of the Raisen region.  Worshippers believe that their wishes will be fulfilled with His blessings.

Taj-ul-Masjid

Taj-ul-Masajid” literally means “Crown Among Mosques”. It is the largest mosque in India and one of the largest mosques in Asia.

Crops

Wheat is grown here widely.
 Soybean, gram, sugarcane, rice, maize, cotton are a few crops which can be found too.

Offices & Industries

Bhopal has emerged as a major industrial hub of India.
⦁ Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India, has a unit in Bhopal.
⦁ Mandideep is an industrial suburb of Bhopal. It is located to the south of the city on the NH 12.

Mandideep's total exports are worth some 2,300 crore rupees ($500m; £300m) per year, making it the largest industrial area in Madhya Pradesh.
A few top companies like P&G, SBI, Trident group etc. also reside in Bhopal.

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Schools

The list of top schools of the city consists of the following:-
⦁ IES Public School
⦁ Campion School
⦁ Carmel Convent Senior Secondary School

Colleges

Bhopal also has MP’s best government and autonomous colleges, which are:-
⦁ Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology(MANIT)
⦁ National Institute of Fashion Technology(NIFT)
⦁ Laxmi Narain College of Technology(LNCT)
⦁ Saifia Arts Commerce & Law College

Festivals
The main festivals celebrated in Bhopal are Diwali, Ram Navami, Eid, Ijtima etc. Sweets and other feasts are exchanged between people and the city of lakes glows with festivities.
Dussehra and Navratri are also celebrated with zeal.
Places Around

Few more places nearby or in Bhopal which is also a center of attraction are-
⦁ Van Vihar National Park
⦁ Bharat Bhavan
⦁ Birla Museum
⦁ Moti Masjid

Transportation
Transportation and Connectivity

The world is now a smaller place with it's wide connectivity to every corner. Here's a few contacts to help you kickstart your journey in Bhopal:-

⦁ Jai Shree Mahakal Tours and Travels
Plot No G- 8 Maa Jamuna Homes Vijay Stamb, Zone 1 Hoshangabad Road, M P Nagar, Bhopal - 462011, Near Axis Bank
+(91)-755-4701237 +(91)-8319058805 , +(91)-9425377760
⦁ MyCab:-
They employ a standard fleet of Sedan Class Swift Dzire Cars along with expert drivers. Offering 24X7 services, Mycab assures you of easy availability at all major transit places like airport, railway station and bus station etc.
Contact- 07556666666
⦁ TravelOCar
Surya Colony, Near Ram Nagar Colony Mandir, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001
Contact- 077388 93241
⦁ The Bus Rapid Transit System, which opened in 2013, is run by Bhopal City Link Limited (BCLL). The company has identified 4 trunk and 8 standard routes in the city on which 225 buses would be operated daily (365 a day in a year), from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. 82 Bus Stops are built along the 24 km long corridor.

Air:-

The Raja Bhoj International Airport is located near the suburb of Bairagad and is the primary airport serving the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Rail:-

Bhopal lies in the West Central Railway Zone. Considering both North-South and East-West train routes, it is one of the most rail connected cities in India which halts more than 200 daily trains, with a total of more than 380 trains within a week. The main stations of Bhopal are the Bhopal Junction station located in old Bhopal as well as Bhopal Habibganj station located in new Bhopal.

Major Roads-

National Highway No.12 passes through Bhopal which connects it to Jabalpur in the East and Jaipur in the West. National Highway 86 connects Bhopal to Sagar in the East to Dewas & Ujjain in the West. State Highway 17 connects the city with Indore.


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Facts

⦁ The Habibgunj station was the first to hold the distinction as the ISO certified station in India.
⦁ The largest Electrode plant of the world is located in Bhopal.
⦁ This is the city is truly the development capital of the state that is known as the heart of India.
⦁ Residing in the heart of India, the city of Bhopal has various UN identified sites for the culture and heritage like Sanchi, and Bhimbetka which are dedicated to Buddhism and rock paintings respectively.

⦁ It is rightly called the city of lakes because it has more than fifteen large and small lakes.
⦁ DB city mall is recognized as the seventh largest mall in the country and covers an area of 1,350,000 square feet, and has above 180 outlets of national and international brands. 

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Important Contact Nos.

Ambulance
⦁ Sai Ambulance
Address: Lady Hospital Campus, Bhopal – 462001, Near Bharat Talkies
Phone: +91 9826350558, +91 9425393187
⦁ Gupta Ambulance Services
Adress: House No. 7, Fatehgarh, (Near Hamidia Hospital), Bhopal-462001
Phone: +91- 9755102191

⦁ Rais Ambulance Service
Address: 10/2 Sultana Road, Fatehgarh, Bhopal-462001
Phone: +91- 8982323071, 9303134368

Police Helpline
Email : sspbhopal1@gmail.com
Control Room – 2555922, 2555933, 100
Women Helpline – 2443801,1091
Traffic Helpline – 2443850
Ambulance Service – 108
Tele Samadhan – 0755- 155343
Child Helpline – 2559689, 1098
We Care For You 0755-2420026 (Toll Free)

Fire
⦁ Fire Station (Pul Bogda)
Address: Jinsi, Bhopal – 462008, Pul Bogda, Jinsi Chouraha
Phone: (91)-755-2557444
⦁ Fire Station (Chola Maidan)
Address: Chola Road, Bhopal – 462001, Chola Maidan
Phone: (91)-755-2701245, 2701601


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