Indore traces its roots to its 16th century founding as a trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi . The city and its surroundings came under Hindu Maratha Empire on 18 May 1724 after Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I assumed the full control of Malwa . During the days of the British Raj, Indore State was a 19 Gun Salute (21 locally) princely state (a rare high rank) ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, until they acceded to the Union of India .  Indore served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from 1950 until 1956.
Indore  ( Hindi :इन्दौर , Marathi :इंदूर), the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh , is situated on Malwa plateau. Indore, growing at a fast pace, still manages to combine ancient and modern lifestyle in a unique atmosphere. 'Indories' (residents of Indore) are well known for their warm and friendly attitude. Indore is the only city in India which is having both an IIT and an IIM.
Known as the Commercial Capital of Madhya Pradesh , Indore was the capital of the Holkars. The largest and most densely populated city in central India, the city is popular for its history, monuments, food and bazaars.
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