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Somadeva's Kathasaritsagara (11th century) mentions that the city was created by Vishwakarma, and describes it as invincible, prosperous and full of wonderful sights.With the decline of the Paramara kingdom, Ujjain ultimately came under the Islamic rule, like other parts of north-central India.On 1 September, Yashwantrao Holkar entered the city, and demanded a sum of 15 lakh rupees from the city.

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During the 18th century, the city briefly became the capital of Scindia state of the Maratha confederacy, when Ranoji Scindia established his capital at Ujjain in 1731.

But his successors moved to Gwalior, where they ruled the Gwalior State in the latter half of the 18th century.

John Malcolm, the British administrator of Central India, decided to reduce the importance of Ujjain "by transferring a great part of that consequence it now enjoys to the Towns of Indore and Rutlam cities, which are and will continue more under our control." After the independence India, Ujjain became a part of the Madhya Bharat state.

In 1956 Madhya Bharat was fused into the State of Madhya Pradesh.

The writings of Bhasa are set in Ujjain, and he probably lived in the city.

Ujjain also appears in several stories as the capital of the legendary emperor Vikramaditya.The struggle of supremacy between the Holkars of Indore and Scindias (who ruled Ujjain) led to rivalry between the merchants of the two cities.On 18 July 1801, the Holkars defeated the Scindias at the Battle of Ujjain.The ancient walled city of Ujjain was located around the Garh Kalika hill on the bank of river Kshipra, in the present-day suburban areas of the Ujjain city.This city covered an irregular pentagonal area of 0.875 km Ujjain emerged as an important commercial centre, partially because it lay on the trade route connecting north India to the Deccan, starting from Mathura.Ujjain continues to be an important place of pilgrimage for Shaivites, Vaishnavites and followers of Shakta. Sankalia theorized that the chalcolithic settlements at Ujjain were probably destroyed by the Iron Age settlers.

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