In Chhindwara the Gauli Rule existed before the advent of the Gonds. Deogarh on the Chhindwara plateau is believed to be the last seat of Gauli power. According to legend, founder of the Gond dynasty, Jatha slew and supplanted the Gauli chiefs Ransur and Ghamsur. History records the place from the time of the rule of King Bakht Bulund, whose kingdom was spread over the Satpura range of hills and it is believed that his rule was up to the 3rd century. One ancient plaque, belonging to Rashtrakut dynasty, was found in Neelkanth village. This dynasty ruled up to the 7th century. Then came the Gondwana dynasty which ruled the area with Deogarh as the capital. King Bakht Bulund was most powerful in the dynasty and he has adopted Islam as his religion during the rule of Emperor Aurangzeb. Power changed many hands and Maratha rule ended in 1803.
Chhindwara Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency came into existence in 1951, and it presently covers the entire Chhindwara district. It was a double member constituency from 1956–61, with one seat reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes.Presently, since the delimitation of the parliamentary and legislative assembly constituencies in 2008, Chhindwara Lok Sabha constituency comprises of seven Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) segments.
Kamal Nath ( born 18 November 1946) is an Indian politician and the Ex Minister of Urban Development. He is a member and the pro tem Speaker of the current 16th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Chhindwara constituency of Madhya Pradesh and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC).