Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh since November 2005. Shivraj Singh Chouhan was born on March 5, 1959 at Jait village, Sehore. Chouhan is the son of Prem Singh Chouhan and Sundar Bai Chouhan. Chouhan has has a long association with RSS and the student wings of the BJP. He joined the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh in 1972 at the age of 13, and still is known for his proximity with its top leaders. He was also a Convenor, General Secretary, Member of National executive for the AVBP. He was also an office barer for the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha, and was its President in 1988. He is known for his schemes and measures fighting elimination of female foeticide in the state since 2006. He was an elected member of the Parliament for 1991, 96, 98, 99 and 2004. He was a member of Consultative Committee, ministry of Communications from 2000 to 2004. He was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha in 2004, with a margin of over 260,000 votes. He was member of Committee on Agriculture, member of Joint Committee on Offices of Profit, National General Secretary of BJP, Secretary of Parliamentary Board, and Secretary (Central Election Committee). He also headed Housing Committee of Lok Sabha, and member of Committee on Ethics.
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India emerged as a formidable global power under Narendra Modi : Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the third anniversary of his government, Chouhan said that his leadership has helped India in breaking into the top echelons of the global order.

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Uttarkashi bus accident: Special train arranged to bring bodies to Madhya Pradesh

A bus carrying 29 pilgrims from Uttarkashi to Gangotri, fell into the river near Uttarakhand’s Dharasu area.

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Madhya Pradesh govt bans sand mining in Narmada

The CM’s announcement came a week after his five-month-long Narmada Seva Yatra concluded in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Amarkantak.

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Madhya Pradesh government bans mining on Narmada riverbed

The BJP-led state government has been under attack over illegal sand mining on the banks of the Narmada river.

Madhya Pradesh govt acts on PM Modi’s idea, shifts financial year to Jan-Dec

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

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From April 1, no liquor stores within 5 km of Narmada riverbank: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chouhan earlier announced that the state government would shut down all liquor shops, if people launch a de-addiction drive in that area.

Fadnavis moving to Modi cabinet? ‘I’m a true soldier of the party,’ he says

Ever since Manohar Parrikar stepped down as Defence Minister, speculations have been rife that Fadnavis would be elevated into the Union Cabinet.

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Nobody takes Rahul Gandhi seriously: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

“Unki baaton mein gambhirta hoti hi nahi, kaun unpe bharosa karta hai? (There is no seriousness in what he says. Who would believe him?),” said Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan had the best wedding gift for deceased constable’s daughter

A month after the Bhopal jailbreak which killed head constable Ramshankar Yadav, the Madhya Pradesh CM attended his daughter’s wedding.

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan to complete 11 years as Madhya Pradesh CM tomorrow

BJP state chief Nandkumar Singh Chauhan said, “The party will celebrate the occasion in a number of ways, including lighting ‘diyas’ in each and every house under the 62,926 polling booths in the state.”

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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to spend Rs 100 crores to mark 11 years in office: Congress

Madhya Pradesh has a debt of Rs 1.50 lakh crore, Congress chief Arun Yadav pointed out why the Jambori Maidan event could not be celebrated in a simple manner.

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s ‘chariot’ gets stuck in sand during bypoll road-show

As the ‘chariot’ could not move further, Chouhan had to disembark and continue with his roadshow in another vehicle.

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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan visits Kumbh Mela site, normalcy restored post thunderstorm

Six persons were killed on Thursday due to collapse of tents and some gates erected at the Kumbh area. Besides, a woman pilgrim was killed when lightning struck her.

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Madhya Pradesh: Subsidy for youth to visit Savarkar jail

Visits to Port Blair will be covered under the scheme that was announced three years ago.

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World’s first ‘White Tiger Safari’ opened for public in Madhya Pradesh

The first of its kind safari has cost Rs 50 crore and is spread over an area of 25 hectares.