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Indore is the 5th largest Hindi speaking city in India with a total population of 19,64,086. Highest employment in Indore is in Agriculture, Readymade garments, Cotton textile, Metal and other household industries. The district has 26% of the workforce employed in the Agricultural Sector, 70% in the Industrial Sector and the remaining 4% are Household workers. The major crops produced in the district are Soybean, Maize, Sorghum, Wheat and Chickpea. Apart from these, other horticultural crops like Mango, Guava, Onion, Lime, Potato, Garlic etc. are also produced. Indore traces its roots to its 16th century founding as a trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi. The city and its surroundings came under Hindu Maratha Empire on 18 May 1724 after Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I assumed the full control of Malwa. During the days of the British Raj, Indore State was a 19 Gun Salute (21 locally) princely state (a rare high rank) ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, until they acceded to the Union of India. Indore served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from 1950 until 1956. Indores financial district, based in central Indore, functions as the financial capital of the Madhya Pradesh and is home to the Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange, Indias third oldest stock exchange. Indore has been selected as one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Smart Cities Mission, it is an urban development vision to integrate multiple information and communication technology. It has also qualified the first round of Smart Cities Mission and has been selected as one of the first twenty cities to be developed as Smart Cities.