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Madhya Pradesh CM announcement highlights: Mohan Yadav is new MP CM, Shivraj Singh Chouhan tenders his resignation

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement Updates: Three-time MLA Mohan Yadav is the chief minister-elect in Madhya Pradesh.

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Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Ujjain South MLA Mohan Yadav has been the new Madhya Pradesh CM-elect (HT_PRINT)

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement Updates: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is finally announced the name of the chief minister-elect in Madhya Pradesh after the BJP observers met the newly elected BJP MLAs in the state. Mohan Yadav, who is an MLA from Ujjain South, is the Madhya Pradesh chief minister-elect. He was a minister in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan cabinet.

Mohan Yadav's name comes as a surprise as the front runners for the top post were four-time MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Prahlad Patel, newly-elected Dimani MLA Narendra Tomar, Indore heavyweight Kailash Vijayvargiya, state unit chief VD Sharma and Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained power in Madhya Pradesh following the November 17 polls, winning 163 seats in the 230-member assembly, leaving the Congress a distant second with 66 seats. Stay with LiveMint for Madhya Pradesh CM announcement updates:

11 Dec 2023, 10:56:10 PM IST

Jagdish Devda, Rajendra Shukla to be new Deputy CMs of Madhya Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday selected Jagdish Devda and Rajendra Shukla as the new Deputy Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh.

The decision was taken in the Legislative party meeting conducted in Bhopal in the presence of the central observers Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, OBC Morcha head K Laxman and secretary Asha Lakra.

Rajendra Shukla said that he is committed to fulfil his duties with honesty whatever responsibility is assigned by the party.

"We carry out with honesty, whatever responsibility is assigned by the party. Since 2003, our government has left no stone unturned to ensure that the state progresses and there is the welfare of the people of the state. Even in the times ahead, we will meet the expectations of the people," he added.

Moreover, Jagdish Devda, who has been named as the deputy chief minister of the state, said that he will perform whatever responsibility will be assigned to him.

11 Dec 2023, 10:55:36 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: BJP reposes faith in OBCs, picks Mohan Yadav as new CM; Chouhan era ends

Ending days of suspense, the BJP on Monday picked Mohan Yadav, a three-time MLA from temple town Ujjain as the new chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, once again reposing its faith in the numerically strong Other Backward Classes (OBC) and denying stalwart Shivraj Singh Chouhan a record fifth term in office. More than a week after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s resounding victory in the assembly polls, the ruling outfit's legislature wing elected Yadav (58), a minister in the Chouhan government and a prominent OBC leader, as its leader at a meeting held here in the presence of central observers, paving the way for him to take over as the next CM. The state will also have two deputy chief ministers -- Rajendra Shukla and Jagdish Devda -- outgoing chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan posted on X.

11 Dec 2023, 09:29:59 PM IST

Shivraj Singh Chouhan resigns as MP CM after Mohan Yadav elected new BJP legislative party leader

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.

The BJP has picked Mohan Yadav (58), an OBC leader and a three-time MLA, as the next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, state party president VD Sharma said.

Chouhan had served as chief minister for four terms.

11 Dec 2023, 08:46:14 PM IST

Narendra Singh Tomar to be speaker of MP assembly; state to have two deputy CMs

The BJP on Monday named its senior leader Narendra Singh Tomar as the new speaker of the Madhya Pradesh assembly, party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.

The state will have two deputy chief ministers- Rajendra Shukla and Jagdish Devda, the outgoing chief minister posted on X.

At the legislature party meeting held here in the evening, the BJP elected Mohan Yadav as its leader, paving the way for him to take over as the next chief minister.

11 Dec 2023, 08:25:53 PM IST

Mohan Yadav: Hindutva proponent and BJP's key OBC leader from temple town Ujjain

Chief Minister-designate Mohan Yadav, an OBC leader and three-time BJP MLA, started his political career when he was a student and rose to become higher education minister of Madhya Pradesh where he announced to make Hindu epic ‘Ramcharitmanas’ as an optional subject in colleges in 2021. In a surprise move, Yadav was on Monday evening elected as the BJP legislature party leader at a meeting in Bhopal, paving the way for him to take over as the next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh. The 58-year-old politician, considered to be close to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is seen as a vocal Hindutva leader. He is a three-time MLA from Ujjain South and a prominent leader of OBCs, who account for more than 48 per cent of the state's population. He first became a minister in 2020 when the BJP came back to power following the collapse of the Congress government led by Kamal Nath.

11 Dec 2023, 07:50:53 PM IST

Picking Mohan Yadav for MP CM's post best step by central leadership: state BJP chief

Madhya Pradesh BJP president VD Sharma on Monday said the Central leadership has taken the best step in picking Mohan Yadav as the next chief minister.

Congratulating Yadav, Sharma said, "The party has chosen an ordinary and good worker as the legislature party leader".

“From day one, I had been telling to the media that the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modiji, Amit Shahji, and BJP president JP Naddaji will take the best step for Madhya Pradesh," he told reporters.

11 Dec 2023, 07:35:59 PM IST

MP CM-designate Mohan Yadav stakes claim to form government

Madhya Pradesh chief minister-designate Mohan Yadav on Monday met Governor Mangubhai Patel and staked a claim to form the next government after he was declared as the BJP legislature party leader.

Yadav was accompanied by outgoing chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, state party chief VD Sharma, and the three Central observers to the Raj Bhavan, a BJP spokesperson said.

The BJP legislature party elected Yadav, a minister in the outgoing government, as its leader, paving the way for him to take over as the next chief minister.

11 Dec 2023, 06:46:59 PM IST

Fireworks outside residence of Madhya Pradesh CM-designate Mohan Yadav in Ujjain | Watch video

11 Dec 2023, 06:41:53 PM IST

Only BJP can give such a big responsibility to a small worker: Mohan Yadav

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement Updates: After being named the chief minister-designate, Mohan Yadav said only the BJP can give such a big responsibility to a small worker. “It is only the BJP party which can give such a big responsibility to a small worker. I thank the state leadership and the central leadership... I will take forward the development works of PM Modi," Mohan Yadav said.

11 Dec 2023, 06:38:28 PM IST

'Heartiest congratulations': Shivraj Singh Chouhan | Watch video

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement Updates: Shivraj Singh Chouhan said “heartiest congratulations" after Mohan Yadav was named the next Madhya Pradesh chief minister.

 

11 Dec 2023, 06:08:13 PM IST

Shivraj Singh Chouhan tenders his resignation as BJP announces Mohan Yadav as new CM

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Shivraj Singh Chouhan has tendered his resignation as the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister as the BJP announced Mohan Yadav as the new CM designate.

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11 Dec 2023, 06:01:55 PM IST

Mohan Yadav meets Governor Mangubhai C Patel | Watch video

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates:

 

11 Dec 2023, 05:45:31 PM IST

CM-elect Mohan Yadav to get Rajendra Shukla, Jagdish Devda as Deputy CMs

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Rajendra Shukla and Jagdish Devda have been appointed deputy chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh.

11 Dec 2023, 05:43:23 PM IST

'I am very happy…': Mohan Yadav's son | Watch video

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates:

 

11 Dec 2023, 05:42:19 PM IST

Bhagwan Mahakal ka ashirwad hai, says Mohan Yadav's wife

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: “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," Mohan Yadav's wife told ANI

11 Dec 2023, 05:39:56 PM IST

‘Our joy knows no bounds…’: Mohan Yadav's sister

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Sister of Madhya Pradesh's new Chief Minister, Mohan Yadav says, "Our joy knows no bounds. Yes, his name was doing the rounds but we didn't know it exactly. God has given him the fruits of his hard work."

11 Dec 2023, 05:39:05 PM IST

‘Achcha lag raha hai…’: Mohan Yadav's father | Watch video

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: 

 

11 Dec 2023, 05:36:56 PM IST

Mohan Yadav will take forward the development journey of Madhya Pradesh: ML Khattar

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: On Madhya Pradesh CM-designate Mohan Yadav, BJP observer for Madhya Pradesh and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar says, “He will play a role in taking forward the development journey of Madhya Pradesh."

11 Dec 2023, 05:34:14 PM IST

Celebrations begin at the residence of CM-elect Mohan Yadav | Watch video

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates:

 

11 Dec 2023, 05:19:33 PM IST

Meet Mohan Yadav, the 3-time Ujjain South MLA, and now chief minister

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Chief Minister-elect Mohan Yadav is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Mohan Yadav is a member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly from the Ujjain Dakshin constituency in Ujjain district. Know more about Mohan Yadav here

11 Dec 2023, 05:09:01 PM IST

‘I am small party worker…’: Mohan Yadav after being elected CM-designate

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: After being elected the chief minister-designate, Mohan Yadav said he is a a small patrty worker. “I am a small worker of the party. I thank all of you, the state leadership and the central leadership. With your love and support, I will try to fulfil my responsibilities," Mphan Yadav said.

11 Dec 2023, 05:05:56 PM IST

Rajendra Shukla, Jagdish Devda are new MP deputy chief ministers

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Rajendra Shukla of Rewa constituency and Jagdish Devda of Mandsaur are new MP deputy chief ministers to Chief Minister Mohan Yadav.

11 Dec 2023, 05:01:18 PM IST

BJP leaders, including Shivraj Singh Chauhan, congratulate party leader Mohan Yadav | Watch

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: After the announcement of Mohan Yadav's name as the next Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, BJP leaders including four-time Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, flanked to congratulate the chief minister-elect.

 

11 Dec 2023, 05:00:00 PM IST

Narendra Tomar is MP Assembly Speaker

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Narendra Tomar has been elected as the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker.

11 Dec 2023, 04:48:38 PM IST

BREAKING | Ujjain South MLA Mohan Yadav is new MP CM, says report

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Mohan Yadav, who is an MLA from Ujjain South, has been elected the next Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, according to the reports

11 Dec 2023, 04:33:14 PM IST

Shivraj Singh Chouhan registers for BJP's legislature party meet

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday registered his name for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s legislature party meeting scheduled to be held in the state capital Bhopal to elect the CM of state.

Meanwhile, supporters of all the leaders are present outside the state BJP office and cheering for their leaders to become the chief minister.

11 Dec 2023, 04:19:17 PM IST

Top runners for Madhya Pradesh CM post:

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is one of the top runners for the chief ministership, had been elected at the top post four times – 2005, 2008, 2013 and 2020. While he was a top choice, his cryptic tweet “Sabhi ko Ram Ram" had sparked off buzz among the political circles.

Another front runner for the MP CM post include Prahlad Patel, an OBC leader like Chouhan, former Union minister and newly-elected Dimani MLA Narendra Tomar, Indore heavyweight Kailash Vijayvargiya, state unit chief VD Sharma and Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia are being seen as front-runners for the post. Since 2003, all three CMs of the BJP in MP - Uma Bharti, Babulal Gaur and Chouhan - have been from the Other Backward Classes.

11 Dec 2023, 04:15:52 PM IST

Newly-elected MLAs of Madhya Pradesh BJP take part in meet | Video

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: 

 

11 Dec 2023, 04:13:48 PM IST

MP CM announcement today?

Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates: The meeting of the newly elected MLAs has started a decision is likely to be taken on the name of the chief minister today. Will it be four-time chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan or will BJP decide on a new face? Stay with LiveMint for Madhya Pradesh CM announcement LIVE Updates.

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