Who built the fort of Orchha?

(A) Ganesh Kunwar
(B) Rudra Pratap Singh
(C) Raja Madhukar Shah
(D) Vir Singh Deo

Correct Answer : Rudra Pratap Singh
Question Asked : UPRO/ARO (Pre) 2016
Explanation : Orchha fort was built by Rudra Pratap Singh. Orchha is situated on the banks of the Betwa river. It is located around 80 km away from Tikamgarh district in Madhya Pradesh and 15 km from Jhansi of Uttar Pradesh. Orchha was built by King Rudra Pratap Singh of Bundela dynasty in the 16th century. The ancient town is famous for its Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha fort complex, Raja Mahal among others. Orchha is also famous for its two elevated minarets called Saavan and Bhadon and its four palaces Jahangir Palace, Raj Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and Rai Praveen Mahal and for its concept of open bungalows, stonework windows, animal statues depicting the culture of Bundel Khand. It is the only place in India where Lord Ram is worshipped as a king with a dedicated temple in his name called Sri Ram Raja Mandir.
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