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MP CM announcement highlights: Mohan Yadav meets guv, stakes claim to form govt

BJP secured a decisive victory in assembly polls, claiming 163 seats, while the Congress trailed behind with 66 seats.
MP CM-designate meets governor
MP CM-designate meets governor

The suspense over the new Madhya Pradesh chief minister has finally come to an end. The BJP legislative party meet on Monday finalised Mohan Yadav as the new chief minister of Madhya Pradesh. This comes days of hectic parleys in New Delhi and Bhopal after the BJP swept the assembly elections by winning 163 seats, successfully beating anti-incumbency....Read More

Several names including incumbent Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Prahlad Patel, Jyotiraditya Scindia, VD Sharma and Kailash Vijayvargiya were doing the rounds. The selection of new chief minister in Madhya Pradesh comes a day after the BJP named Vishnu Deo Sai as its CM in Chhattisgarh.

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Dec 11, 2023 8:57 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Narendra Singh Tomar will be the Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.

Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has congratulated Narendra Singh Tomar as he will be the Speaker in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.

Dec 11, 2023 8:38 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Here is a short profile of Madhya Pradesh CM-designate Mohan Yadav

Short profile of Madhya Pradesh CM-designate Mohan Yadav (according to details shared by BJP on social media)

  • Joined ABVP in 1980s.
  • Grassroot BJP Karyakarta in Madhya Pradesh BJP since 1984.
  • Instrumental in BJP victories in Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.
  • 3 Terms MLA (2013, 2018, 2023) from Ujjain South assembly seat.
  • Became a cabinet minister in Shivraj Singh Chouhan Govt in 2020.
Dec 11, 2023 8:23 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulates Mohan Yadav

Here is how former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulated Mohan Yadav, through a post on X(formerly Twitter).

Dec 11, 2023 8:10 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Check out this post from BJP Madhya Pradesh

Official account of BJP Madhya Pradesh on X(formerly Twitter) shared the names of leaders who were present when leader Mohan Yadav met the governor.

Dec 11, 2023 7:40 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Shivraj Singh Chouhan resigned as MP CM after BJP picks new face

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan submitted his resignation to Governor Mangubhai Patel after Mohan Yadav was elected as the leader of the state legislative party at a meeting held here on Monday.

Chouhan reached Raj Bhavan immediately after the meeting of newly-elected MLAs concluded and tendered his resignation.

Dec 11, 2023 6:49 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: ‘Big responsibility to small worker,’ Mohan Yadav thanks BJP’s central leadership

"I am going to work to the expectations of the people of the state who have overwhelmingly voted for the BJP. The BJP has given a big responsibility to a small worker. I am going to work to the expectations of the party," Mohan Yadav said.

"I thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, party president JP Nadda. I will work on the welfare and development (schemes) launched by Modiji and (outgoing) chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan," he added.

Dec 11, 2023 6:03 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Mohan Yadav meets governor to stake claim for government formation

CM-designate Mohan Yadav meets Governor Mangubhai C. Patel at Raj Bhavan in Bhopal and stakes claim to form the government

Dec 11, 2023 5:24 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: ‘Achcha lag raha hain,’ father of Mohan Yadav shares his joy

Dec 11, 2023 5:19 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Wife of Mohan Yadav speaks, read her first reaction

After Mohan Yadav was elected as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, his wife says "Bhagwan Mahakal ka ashirwad hai, party ka ashirwad hai. He has been working with the BJP since 1984. Whenever he used to come to Ujjain, he went to offer prayers to Mahakal..."

Dec 11, 2023 5:18 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Family members of Mohan Yadav celebrate. Watch video

Dec 11, 2023 4:59 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: Who is Mohan Yadav?

• Mohan Yadav is member of Madhya Pradesh legislative assembly, represents Ujjain Dakshin constituency in Ujjain district.

• Elected MLA in 2013, continued success in 2018 and 2023 elections from the same seat.

• Served as a cabinet minister in Shivraj Singh Chouhan's government from 2020.

• He emerged victorious in 2023 elections with a significant margin of nearly 13,000 votes.

Dec 11, 2023 4:51 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: BJP elects Mohan Yadav

In a surprise move, BJP picks Mohan Yadav as new chief minister of Madhya Pradesh.

Dec 11, 2023 4:43 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: BJP ha appointed observers for first time after 2005

BJP made central observers last time in the state in 2005 when former CM Babu Lal Gaur left the CM post. After that, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan took the oath for the first time as Chief Minister of the state in November 2005. Earlier, the central observers were appointed in 2004 when former CM Uma Bharti left the CM post and after that, Babu Lal Gaur was appointed as CM of the state.

Since then, no central observers have been appointed in the state. During the state assembly polls in 2008 and 2013, BJP remained in power and Chouhan continued to be the CM of the state.

Dec 11, 2023 4:37 PM IST

MP CM announcement LIVE: BJP’s legislative party meet underway

In the midst of speculation about the chief ministerial candidate in Madhya Pradesh, BJP's central observer and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar met with Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday.