black katni (also known as murwara (katni)or mudwara)is a town on the banks of the katni river in madhya pradesh, india. it is the administrative headquarters of katni district. it is located in the mahakoshal region of central india. it also has the ordnance factory katni of the ordnance factories board which manufactures products for the indian armed forces. katni has recently become home to some good hotels. namely. the arindum, hotel grand meridian, hotel samdareeya, hotel raj palace.