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Orchha was made the capital of Bundelkhand by the king of which of the following dynasty?

1. Mughals
2. Bundela
3. Chandel
4. Holkar

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Bundela

The correct answer is Bundela.

  • Orchha was made the capital of Bundelkhand by the king of the Bundela dynasty.

  • Orchha was founded by the Bundela chief Rudra Pratap Singh in the 16th century
  • He became the first King of Orchha.
  • The son of Rudra Pratap Singh, Bharti Chand, shifted the capital from Garh Kundar to Orchha. 

  • The Bundela Bir Singh of Orchha ambushed and killed the Mughal emperor’s confidant, Abu al-Faḍl ʿAllami, in 1602 in collusion with Jahangir. 
  • The Mughal Empire controlled most of South Asia between the 16th and 19th centuries.
  • The Chandelas of Jejakabhukti ruled much of the Bundelkhand region between the 9th and the 13th centuries.
  • The Holkar dynasty was until 1818, Maharajas of Indore in Central India as an autonomous part of the Maratha Empire. The dynasty was established by Malhar Rao.

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