LANDMARKS OF CHARKHARI: DEODHI DARWAZA


Another Invaluable Heritage Resource Unfortunately Unprotected . . .

Name                      Deodhi Darwaza
Type               Darwaza
Location                In Charkhari town, 31 kms from Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh
Past Usage            Entrance gateway
Present Usage     Entrance gateway
Ownership            Public
Protection             Unprotected
History/Significance The beautifully carved gateway is the entrance to the old palace in Charkhari.
Threat Neglect and lack of maintenance
Remark Picturesque Charkhari which was a culturally rich princely state before Independence has been referred to as the ‘Kashmir of Bundelkhand’ and a ‘Mini Vrindavan’. A number of temples and water bodies dot the landscape of the town.

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