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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Upper caste staff group slams Madhya Pradesh govt, warns to hit streets

A top office-bearer of the organisation, acronymed SAPAKS, told The Indian Express on Monday that members of the outfit will hold street protests unless the government acts on its demands.

Rahul deserted sinking ship, says Shivraj; mocks transfer of power to Sonia

"We have heard that if any ship sinks, the captain makes efforts to save it till the last breath. But the Congress captain took the first plunge," Chouhan said, adding that there was no Congress president for several days.

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Shivraj Chouhan equates Modi, Shah to 'Krishna and Arjun', calls Rahul 'Ranchhod-das'

"The country is going ahead under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. They are busy in taking the country forward like 'Krishna' and 'Arjun'," Chouhan said.

Congress attacks Shivraj Singh Chouhan for calling Nehru a criminal

Former CM and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said the BJP leader is not even “pairon ki dhool of Nehruji. He should be ashamed of himself.”

Congress will not learn its lesson: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sonia Gandhi as party chief

“Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay, Atalji, Advaniji, Modiji, Amit Shahji. No one came from a family. But Congress will not learn its lesson. Or their leaders don’t have the strength,” Chouhan said.

'Not even the dust of Nehru's feet': Digvijaya hits out at Shivraj Chouhan over Article 370 jibe

Chief Minister Kamal Nath also condemned the statement made by the senior BJP leader terming it "extremely objectionable and condemnable".

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Top news today evening: Amit Shah speaks on terrorism in Kashmir; will rain play spoilsport in today’s match; and more

Here are the top news of the day: Pakistan PM alleges scrapping Article 370 is an "attempt to change the demography of Kashmir”; Shivraj Singh Chouhan reacts to appointment of Sonia Gandhi as interim president; and more

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to renew party membership from Odisha

Soon after the results of the 2019 elections to Lok Sabha and the Assembly were announced, the Odisha unit of BJP embarked on a membership drive.

TMC running police stations in Bengal: BJP

Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that 74 of his party workers were killed in political violence in West Bengal and there is “Police Raj” prevailing here.

Kashmir's politicians wrongly linking movement of troops to abrogation of Article 35-A: Chouhan

Asked whether the Centre was planning to repeal Article 35-A, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the matter was before the Supreme Court.

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

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

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

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Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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Khajuraho gets new airport terminal

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

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

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

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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