Madhya Pradesh is the geographic heart of India with a rich culture and tradition which have been existing over centuries. The people are kind, loving, friendly and hard working. They retain their past glory by celebrating various fairs and festivals and also by other means like making objects of utilities and preparing delicious cuisines. Their rich culture is also reflected in their dance, music, art and crafts and cuisines.
Most of the population in Madhya Pradesh are tribals, the most important group among them are the Gonds after whom Gondwna is named. Bhils occupy the western part of MP while Oraons dominate the eastern part of the state. It is also home to some of the famous people of India like Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Amjad Ali Khan, Habib Tanvir, Lata Mangeshkar and Maqbool Fida Hussain.