Gwalior Before the formation of Madhya Pradesh on 1 November 1956, the assembly of the Central India province consisting of 16 districts was held at Motimahal in Gwalior. On 28 May 1948, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru inaugurated the province of Central India and administered the oath of office to Rajivam Rao Scindia.
Mr. Scindia was sworn in as the first Prime Minister of Pandit Liladhar Joshi. The first session of the assembly was inaugurated by Sardar Ballabhbhai Patel on 4 December 1948. History scholar According to Ashish Dwivedi, the princely state of Indore also claimed that, therefore, it was decided that in the year 7 months Gwalior and 5 months Indore will remain the capital of the province, but the assembly will remain in Gwalior.