History

Sidhi is a part of Madhya Pradesh. It forms the northeastern boundary of the state. Sidhi is known for its natural environment, historical importance and cultural roots. Sidhi has a number of natural resources with the river Sone draining the district, and with coal deposits which feed major industries across the country.

Located in the area is the Sanjay Tiger Reserve or Sanjay National Park which tells the magnificence of the Lions here. There is also a park – Parsili.
Ghogad Banas Tehsil has the temple of Ghoghra Devi, where a fair is held every year in Navaratri. It is believed that Birbal, one of the nine gems of Akbar, was born here too.

Baanbhatta is believed to have been born in this district’s Bhanwarsen.