Location of Bagelkhand in India
|State||Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh|
|Languages||Bagheli language dialect of Hindustani (Hindi)|
Baghelkhand was known as Dahala 6th–12th century, Kalachuri dynasty with stronghold at Kalinjar Fort. The area got its current name after Baghela Rajputs in the 14th century, later it was absorbed into Rewa state.
The Bagelkhand Agency was a British political unit which managed the relations of the British with a number of autonomous princely states existing outside British India, namely Rewa and 11 minor states, of which the most prominent were Maihar, Nagod and Sohawal. Other principalities included Jaso, Kothi, Baraundha (aka Patharkachhar) as well as the Kalinjar Chaubes, consisting of the princely estates of Paldeo, Kamta-Rajaula, Taraon, Pahra and Bhaisaunda.
Currently it divided between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. It includes the Madhya Pradesh districts Rewa, Satna, Shahdol, Sidhi, and Singrauli of Madhya Pradesh and Chitrakoot of Uttar Pradesh.
- "Baghelkhand | historical region, India". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
- Malleson, G. B. An historical sketch of the native states of India, London 1875, Reprint Delhi 1984
|Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Bagelkhand .|