The Krishnapura Chhatri, also called the Krishna Pura Chhatri are three chhatri located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. The systems were constructed by means of the Holkars as cenotaphs to house the stays of the dynasty's rulers, main to them additionally being called the Holkar Chhatris. All 3 of the Chhatris are placed half a kilometer from the palace metropolis of Rajwada, which was additionally built by way of the Holkar dynasty.
The effective circle of relatives that constructed the chhartris, the Holkars, turned into at the beginning a minor clan in the Maratha Empire. They belonged to the Dhangar caste, which originated in Maharashtra. While in Maratha provider, the Holkars fought towards the Mughal Empire and the British East India Company. However, following the Third Anglo Maratha War and the following fall apart of the Maratha Empire in 1818, the Holkars agreed to establish a protectorate on behalf of the East India Company in Indore. This diplomatic move established the Holkar dynasty, which dominated Indore until Indian Independence in 1948.