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Vidhan Bhavan

Vidhan Bhavan, the seat of administration of the government of Madhya Pradesh, is located on a hill in the heart of Bhopal.

It is a circular structure 140 m in diameter with an area of more than 32,000 sq m. The building is divided into nine square compartments each enclosing in it a pattern of gardens within the gardens. This compartment houses a lower house, an upper house, a hall, library, meeting rooms, suites, cafeterias and common rooms.

The design of Vidhan Bhavan reflects the Indian cultural and historical heritage. The structure was constructed by using local red stone, handmade ceramic tiles and wood. The building is adorned with contemporary murals, sculptures and paintings by the local artists.

Vidhan Bhavan was designed by Charles Mark Correa, an Indian architect, planner, activist and theoretician.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bhopal
Location: Bhopal    


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