- This article Dhar, the Indian city. For the Kashmiri caste, see Dhar .
<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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: धार) is located in the Malwa
region of western Madhya Pradesh state
in central India
. It is the administrative headquarters of Dhar District
. The town is located west of Mhow
, above sea level. It is picturesquely situated among lakes and trees surrounded by barren hills, and possesses, besides its old ramparts, many interesting buildings, both Hindu
, some of them containing records of cultural and historical importance.
Dar or Dhar is a surname among the Kashmiri Pandits
from the state of Jammu and Kashmir
in India. It is also a Bengali surname.
Dhār is located at . It has an average elevation of 559 metres (1833 ft).
Amusement and Festivals
Dhar district has been on the cultural map of India since time immemorial. People used to engage themselves in fine arts such as painting, sculpture, music, dancing, etc.Many of the Bagh cave paintings of the Gupta period have now been destroyed but whatever remain tell us about the high attainment during that period. There is a beautiful painting regarding music and dance, which is an example of the oriental Hallisak dance. The depiction of nature in its affluent forms, together with male and female figures in various emotional poses is the treasure of these caves. The construction of magnificent buildings, forts,... Read More