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Bhupesh Baghel Bhupesh Baghle DOB: 23 August 1961

Bhupesh Baghel (born 23 August 1961) is an Indian politician, from Chhattisgarh. He is a member of Indian National Congress and the current President of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee since October, 2014. He is an elected member of Chhattisgarh Assembly. His assembly constituency is Patan (District Durg). Four-time MLA from Chhattisgarh's Patan, Bhpuesh Baghel is a veteran Congress leader and the current president of party's state committee. Baghel joined Indian Youth Congress (IYC) in 1985 and was President, IYC Durg District (rural) from 1990 to 1994. He was Vice President of Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress (1994–95). Baghel served in Digvijay Singh's cabinet (Madhya Pradesh), first as incharge of Public Grievance Department and then later as Minister of Transport. When the state of Chhattisgarh was created by the Government of India in November 2000, Baghel became First Minister for Revenue, Public Health Engineering and relief work (until 2003). He was Deputy Leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly from 2003 to 2008.

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Chhattisgarh trains resume after services halted for maintenance work

India | Apr 27, 2022, 06:39 AM IST

Earlier on April 23, the South East Central Railway, Bilaspur had issued an order, stating that the operation of a total of 23 express and local trains passing through Chhattisgarh has been stopped for the next one month from April 24, 2022.

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Uttarakhand Election 2022: Congress deploys senior leaders ahead of poll results

Elections | Mar 09, 2022, 08:13 AM IST

The Congress party has sent senior leaders including party MPs, AICC office-bearers, and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel.

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UP Polls: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel booked for Cong's door-to-door campaign in Noida

Elections | Jan 16, 2022, 06:57 PM IST

Earlier, the EC had prohibited the conduct of any form of mass political gatherings and clamped restrictions for a week in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab, and Manipur.

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UP polls: CM Yogi's departure process has begun: Bhupesh Baghel's jibe over resignations of BJP MLAs

Elections | Jan 13, 2022, 11:01 AM IST

The saffron party suffered a jolt on Tuesday when three of its MLAs resigned citing "ignorance of the state government" of the poor and weaker section of society. 

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'Hitler, Mussolini are ideals of BJP,' alleges Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

India | Dec 12, 2021, 11:58 PM IST

In an apparent attack targetting RSS, the ideological mentor of BJP, the Congress leader said, “You can see their culture. They wear shorts and black hats and play the drums. These are not Indian costumes. They are inspired by the same (Hitler and Mussolini) and work accordingly.”  

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Victory of farmers and democracy over injustice: Bhupesh Baghel on repeal of farm laws

India | Nov 19, 2021, 11:46 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi has announced that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws, which were at the centre of protests by farmers for the past year, and appealed to the protesting farmers to return home.

Chhattisgarh CM to take decision on VAT reduction on fuel

Chhattisgarh CM to take decision on VAT reduction on fuel prices in upcoming Cabinet meet

India | Nov 18, 2021, 03:00 PM IST

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel would take a decision on reduction of value-added tax (VAT) on fuel prices in a cabinet meeting scheduled to be held on November 22.

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Bhupesh Baghel attacks govt over fuel price reduction, says it is 'just a lollipop'

India | Nov 05, 2021, 05:07 PM IST

The Union government had on Wednesday cut excise duty on petrol by Rs 5 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 10 a litre to give reprieve to consumers battered by record-high retail fuel prices.  

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Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel gets 'whipped' as part of ritual for Govardhan Puja | WATCH

India | Nov 05, 2021, 04:14 PM IST

As per the tradition, on Govardhan puja that is celebrated on the next day of Diwali, a person is beaten up with the whip with full force on his hands as people believe that the practice helps in getting rid of the problems and bringing good luck.

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Jashpur mishap: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel announces aid of Rs 50 lakh to kin of deceased

India | Oct 16, 2021, 02:54 PM IST

2 policemen were suspended after a speeding car allegedly ploughed into a Durga Pooja procession in Jashpur district on Friday, killing a person and leaving 17 more injured.

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Kisan Nyay rally: Bhupesh Baghel slams UP govt for stopping Opposition from visiting Lakhimpur Kheri

India | Oct 10, 2021, 09:00 PM IST

"I was stopped at the Lucknow airport. I told them that I was there to meet Priyanka Gandhi but still was not allowed to exit the airport. But we had never stopped Yogi ji," Baghel added.

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Prashant Kishor's tweet on Lakhimpur Kheri rant triggers Twitter war between Congress, TMC

India | Oct 09, 2021, 08:36 AM IST

Kishor had worked for the TMC in the March-April assembly polls and shares a very good relationship with the party's top brass.

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Congress claims drones monitoring Priyanka Gandhi in UP's Sitapur

India | Oct 05, 2021, 11:32 AM IST

In a related development, a senior official said that the government has taken note of the fact that Priyanka spoke to some news channels on the phone while she was in custody.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Lakhimpur Kheri today

India | Oct 04, 2021, 01:15 AM IST

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, who has been appointed as AICC senior observer for UP Assembly elections, will also visit Lakhimpur today.

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Nearly 20 Chhattisgarh MLAs stay put in Delhi, CM Baghel says visit 'not political'

India | Oct 04, 2021, 03:59 PM IST

Baghel, in Raipur, said the visit by the Congress MLAs to Delhi should not be seen through the prism of politics.

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Chhattisgarh Congress undergoes organisational changes; adopts 'one leader one post' formula

India | Oct 03, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday asserted that his state can never become Punjab, and said the two states bear only one similarity - that of having numbers in their names.

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'Chhattisgarh can never become Punjab': CM Baghel amid leadership change buzz

India | Oct 02, 2021, 05:58 PM IST

The political corridor in Chhattisgarh has been rife with speculation of possible leadership change in the Congress government soon as around two dozen party MLAs, considered close to Baghel, flew to Delhi in the last three days.

Congress appoints Bhupesh Baghel as senior observer for UP assembly elections

Congress appoints Bhupesh Baghel as senior observer for UP assembly elections

Elections | Oct 02, 2021, 05:57 PM IST

The Congress on Saturday appointed Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel as a senior observer for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls next year.

Chhattisgarh: Congress' big leadership change decision

Chhattisgarh: Congress' big leadership change decision likely around Navratri, say sources

India | Oct 04, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

The number of Congress MLAs known to be close to Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel who are camping in Delhi is rising with more legislators reaching the national capital.

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'All issues resolved': TS Singh Deo rebuffs speculations of meeting Congress bigwigs in Delhi

India | Sep 20, 2021, 12:53 PM IST

Earlier in August, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had met Rahul Gandhi at the latter's residence.

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