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13 Quirky Things That Are Exclusive To Jabalpur

Yes, that's in Madhya Pradesh. And yes, that's in the heart of your nation.

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1. The frequent use of the phrase 'Apun Log'

To master this dialect you need exceptional talent.

To master this dialect you need exceptional talent.

2. And then there's always, 'Chal, Gwarighat chalte hai!'

Like every fricking day.
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Like every fricking day.

3. Weeks long Navratri celebrations that no other city can match.

Trust me, Jabalpurians are pro at this.

Trust me, Jabalpurians are pro at this.

4. Jamtara Railway Bridge - where beauty and wannabe models intersect.

If only the place was this empty...
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If only the place was this empty...

5. Extraordinary driving skills.

The term 'Khatron ke Khiladi' was originated in Jabalpur. Not lying.
Jabalpuriya / Via Facebook: amber67010

The term 'Khatron ke Khiladi' was originated in Jabalpur. Not lying.

6. Not pizza or biryani, but poha and jalebi are the official bae.

That's how we fuel our heart.
Jabalpuriya

That's how we fuel our heart.

7. No one can extort 'Sukhi Phulki' better than a Jabalpuriyan.

And you thought World War II was tough?

8. Ganjipura - a place where you can shop and ride scooter simultaneously.

Still less scarier than Sarojini Nagar.
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Still less scarier than Sarojini Nagar.

9. Shiva's Idol in Kachnar City that can marvel any mortal.

Well, Lord Shiva is a handsome God after all!
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Well, Lord Shiva is a handsome God after all!

10. The natural chumminess of the people here.

Always hospitable. Always friendly.
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Always hospitable. Always friendly.

11. Cows displaying thug life right in the middle of the road.

Your honking can't threaten their spirit.

Your honking can't threaten their spirit.

12. Spotting kids in army trucks more than in school buses.

We are special. Period.

13. Marble Rocks known for its serenity as well as Kareena's 'Raat Ka Nasha'.

Legend says you can still find her dupatta stuck in one of the rocks!

Really? Yup.

And that should give you one more reason to visit Jabalpur, and observe its quirkiness live.

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