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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.

SHIVRAJ SINGH CHOUHAN NEWS

HashtagPolitics | 'It shouldn't be Udta Madhya Pradesh like Udta Punjab': Firebrand Uma Bharti raises prohibition pitch

June 15, 2022 8:39 pm

Three months after she cast a stone at a liquor shop in Bhopal, Uma Bharti has returned with her demand for total prohibition in Madhya Pradesh as she hurled cow dung at a liquor shop at Orchha in Niwari district now.

OBC quota for panchayat polls: Chouhan govt misleading people, says Kamal Nath

May 29, 2022 4:20 am

State minister Bhupendra Singh countered him, saying it was because of efforts by the BJP government and Chief Minister Chouhan that Madhya Pradesh got the go-ahead from Supreme Court to conduct the panchayat elections with OBC quota.

Chouhan: Will withdraw cases against people from both sides

May 28, 2022 9:16 am

The move came on a day when the Madhya Pradesh Election Commission announced the civic body elections in three phases, starting from June 25, 2022.

Congress plays vote bank politics, BJP delivers, says Chouhan

May 19, 2022 3:06 am

Chouhan, along with state BJP chief V D Sharma and Chairman of the OBC Welfare Commission Gauri Sankar Bisen, was addressing a press conference here.

Congress plays vote bank politics, BJP delivers: Chouhan on OBC quota

May 18, 2022 9:35 pm

Chouhan, along with state BJP president VD Sharma and Chairman of the OBC Welfare Commission Gauri Sankar Bisen, was addressing a press conference at the party office in Bhopal on Wednesday.

Polls 2023: Shivraj Singh Chouhan back in favour for MP but BJP may go without CM face in Chhattisgarh

April 29, 2022 2:39 pm

The rift-ridden Chhattisgarh unit has not shown any sign of revival, with one faction alleging that the dominant faction led by former chief minister Raman Singh is calling the shots without taking others into confidence.

Delhi Confidential: Why the Madhya Pradesh CM is happy these days

April 23, 2022 7:04 am

After a few months of uncertainty and confusion over the leadership in the state, recent developments indicate that the central leadership is quite satisfied with the way Chouhan's government functions.

Encroachment made by Khargone riot-accused won't be razed without due legal process: MP govt to HC

April 22, 2022 5:28 pm

The state government made the submission in the high court on Thursday at a time when opposition parties, especially Congress, was raised question marks over the BJP government's anti-encroachment drive in Khargone.

Madhya Pradesh: Curfew relaxed for four hours in Khargone city, more relief likely as situation normalising

April 17, 2022 1:54 pm

Khargone city had witnessed communal clashes on Ram Navami last Sunday wherein stones were hurled, vehicles torched and some houses damaged, leading to the clamping of curfew in the entire city.

MP pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens back after long gap; first train to leave for Varanasi on April 19

April 17, 2022 2:50 pm

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will flag off the special train at the Rani Kamalapati railway station here.

SHIVRAJ SINGH CHOUHAN PHOTOS

When MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan joined BJP's Gujarat Gaurav Yatra

October 16, 2017 8:24 am

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday visited Ankleshwar in poll-bound Gujarat where he addressed a gathering while campaigning for the BJP.

Congress protests against Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Vyapam scam in Bhopal

July 23, 2015 6:10 pm

Congress Youth activists staged a protest demanding the resignation of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Vyapam scam in Bhopal.

SHIVRAJ SINGH CHOUHAN VIDEOS

Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time now. Senior BJP leaders paid their tributes to the leader.

MP polls: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to file defamation suit against Rahul Gandhi

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

MP campaign trail: Shivraj Singh Chouhan says he will file a defamation suit against Rahul Gandhi.

PM lauds Chouhan's effort in making MP an agricultural state

February 28, 2016 4:14 pm

Bareilly, Feb 28 (ANI): The income of farmers could be doubled by 2022 if the state governments put their effort to it, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. Lauding the measures taken by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for the development of agriculture, the Prime Minister said Madhya Pradesh was never an agricultural state, but due to the effort of the Chief Minister, it has prospered by leaps and bounds. The Prime Minister said the initiatives taken by the MP CM were commendable seeing that MP has been receiving the coveted ‘Krishi Karman Award’ for three years in a row. Modi also added that since the time BJP had come to power in the state, MP has been progressing.

Railway Budget 2016 reflects vision of PM Modi: Shivraj Singh

February 25, 2016 4:18 pm

Bhopal, Feb 25 (ANI): Madhya Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday lauded the efforts of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, saying the Railway Budget 2016 reflected his as well as the visions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that the budget catered to the common man and saw to all the facilities being rendered at the minimum cost to the people. Chouhan also stated that the launch of special schemes to aid the poor was a welcome step. He added that all steps had been taken to make trains technologically advanced and ensure minimal train accidents.

Maharashtra Govt. allots 653 acres land to Patanjali trust

February 24, 2016 5:39 am

Nagpur, Feb 24 (ANI): Divulging details about the 653 acres of land allotted by the Maharashtra Government to Patanjali trust, Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna said the company will help the farmers get right value for their harvest. Balkrishna added that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Central minister Nitin Gadkari showed positive reaction and have agreed to help us.

Shivraj Chouhan praises his govt.'s achievements

February 17, 2016 8:18 am

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan attended a seminar on investment opportunities on Wednesday. During the seminar, the CM praised his governments' achievements in the last few years. He said Madhya Pradesh is the number one state in the field of agriculture growth rate. Chouhan also announced plans and investments for the development of the state.

Khajuraho gets new airport terminal

January 23, 2016 3:31 pm

Khajuraho, Jan 23 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju today inaugurated a new terminal building at the Khajuraho Airport in Madhya Pradesh. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chairman of Airports Authority of India R K Srivastava and other leaders and officials were present on the occasion. The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors.The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors. The new terminal, constructed at a cost of Rs. 91 crores, is equipped with facilities of international standard. Though it continues to handle domestic flights, it has a capacity of handling 100 international flights in future.Better air connectivity at Khajuraho will bring in more domestic and foreign tourists to see its medieval age Hindu and Jain temple complexes which are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

I have invited PM Modi to visit MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

January 21, 2016 11:42 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Chouhan shared that he has invited PM Modi to visit Madhya Pradesh as the state has once again won the ‘Highest Agricultural Production State’ title. He added that they discussed farmers issue and many other important policies.

MP CM receives Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship

January 13, 2016 12:23 pm

Singapore, Jan 13 (ANI): Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Chairman of Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship Eddie Teo in Singaporeon Wednesday. CM Singh said that the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy has given fellowship to him. He added that he received this honour not only because of his achievement but also his team’s effort. Singh further stated that he held discussions with S. Iswaran regarding investment opportunities in food processing industry, Renewal Energy and Urban Development investment in Madhya Pradesh.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan flags off awareness rally to curb pollution

January 10, 2016 6:09 am

Bhopal, Jan 10 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday flagged off an awareness rally to curb pollution. He said that the rally was being taken out to create awareness on pollution. He said that a green city like Bhopal was suffering the brunt of pollution hence to bring about awareness this rally was being held. He added the government is trying to spread the message of eco-friendly vehicles like cycles which should be used extensively in order to curb air and noise pollution. He stressed that this strategy would be applicable on everyone in Bhopal.

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