Did you know that the ‘Heart of India’ is Madhya Pradesh? Why you ask? It is because, it is located in the central province or geographically in the heart of India. It is the second-largest state of India (by area) and fifth largest by population. Given its longitudinal and latitudinal stretch, the state has many features that make it rich and resourceful. It has the country’s largest diamond and copper reserves and rich mineral resources. Some of the best temples and historical monuments of India are in MP. India’s major wildlife sanctuaries are also here and more than 30% of the state is covered in forests.