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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 Congress Crisis: 36 MLAs From Baghel camp in Delhi

News | Oct 03, 2021, 06:46 AM IST

Amid speculation over the possibility of a leadership change in the Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister 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.

Neither Am I supporter of CM Baghel nor TS Singh Deo: Chhattisgarh Congress Chief

News | Sep 23, 2021, 02:20 PM IST

Amid rift between Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and State Health Minister TS Singh Deo, State Congress chief Mohan Markam stated that he's not supporter of any of them. "I am the chief of the organization in the state. Neither am I a supporter of (CM) Bhupesh Baghel, nor (State Minister) TS Singh Deo. I am with the organisation, which is supreme," Mohan Markam to mediapersons.

Chhattisgarh: CM Bhupesh Baghel's father arrested for 'derogatory' remarks

News | Sep 07, 2021, 04:07 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's father Nand Kumar Baghel was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly making derogatory comments against a community. The action comes after a controversy erupted over the alleged remarks of Baghel's father against the Brahmin community.

Will take action if his remarks are against society: CM Baghel on FIR against his father

News | Sep 05, 2021, 07:00 PM IST

Action will be taken against him if his remarks are against the society, said Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on September 05 after a First Information Report (FIR) filed against his father by the state police over his comments on boycotting Brahmins.

CM Baghel and his cabinet will be swept away if BJP workers spit: D Purandeswari

News | Sep 03, 2021, 01:40 PM IST

While addressing BJP party workers in Bastar in Chhattisgarh on September 02, party's national general secretary and state in-charge D Purandeswari made a controversial remark on Congress-led government in Chhattisgarh by saying CM Bhupesh Baghel and his cabinet will get "swept away" if BJP workers spit.

Chhattisgarh Congress Crisis: TS Singh Deo vs Bhupesh Baghel !

News | Aug 27, 2021, 03:20 PM IST

Amid a power tussle in the ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh, the party's central leadership has called Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel to Delhi on Friday, just days after he had met Rahul Gandhi and other senior leaders in the national capital.

Chhattisgarh Congress crisis: Rahul Gandhi meets Bhupesh Baghel, TS Singh Deo amid power tussle

News | Aug 25, 2021, 07:20 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday with Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and his rival TS Singh Deo meeting the former Congress chief for nearly three and a half hour.

Chhattisgarh: Amit Shah, Bhupesh Baghel hold meeting with top officials in Jagdalpur

News | Apr 05, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and CM Bhupesh Baghel hold a meeting with top officials in Jagdalpur, over the naxal attack in which 14 security personnel lost their lives.

Congress, not BJP will win over 100 seats in Assam: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

Politics | Mar 24, 2021, 07:40 PM IST

असम में 100 सीटों पर जीत पाएगी कांग्रेस- छत्तीसगढ़ के सीएम भूपेश बघेल

Chhattisgarh CM disburses 4th installment of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana

News | Mar 21, 2021, 05:20 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel disbursed the fourth installment of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana and 15th and 16th installments of Godhan Nyay Yojana on March 21.

Corruption is flourishing in Assam under CM Sonowal's protection: Bhupesh Baghel

News | Feb 28, 2021, 07:40 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on February 28 alleged that the corruption in Assam is flourishing under the protection of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Cess on petrol, diesel introduced in Budget should be withdrawn, will cause inflation: CM Baghel

News | Feb 07, 2021, 12:36 PM IST

While addressing a press conference in Raipur on February 07, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel spoke on Union Budget 2021-2022. CM Baghel said, "Cess on petrol and diesel introduced in the Union Budget should be withdrawn. It will burden the common people and cause inflation."

No farmer will stage protest if Centre should adopt 'Chhattisgarh model': CM Baghel

News | Jan 29, 2021, 08:23 AM IST

While addressing a press conference in Raipur, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke on farmers protest. CM Baghel said, "There is conspiracy to end farmer's protest. They (farmers) are being defamed. Their demands are valid. They have been protesting for last 2 months, government can agree to their demands." "Centre should adopt 'Chhattisgarh model', no farmer will stage protest," he added.

'BJP maligns protest': CM Bhupesh Baghel on farmers' protest

News | Jan 18, 2021, 04:23 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel accused BJP of maligning any sort of protests. Baghel said that BJP called them Pakistani, Khalistani and even alleged them of being middleman's broker, but they won't be successful in their attempts in suppressing farmers.

Discussed Naxal issue in detail with Amit Shah: Chhattisgarh CM on Delhi visit

News | Nov 17, 2020, 07:40 PM IST

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at latter's residence in Delhi on November 17.

Bhupesh Baghel performs Govardhan Puja at his residence in Raipur

News | Nov 15, 2020, 05:00 PM IST

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel performed Govardhan Puja at his residence in Raipur on November 15. Govardhan Puja is celebrated every year after Diwali.

CM Bhupesh Baghel visits exhibition at Budha Talab in Raipur

News | Nov 10, 2020, 07:09 AM IST

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel visited an exhibition at Budha Talab in Raipur on November 09.

CM Bhupesh Baghel lays foundation stone for beatification of 'Mata Kaushalya' temple

News | Jul 29, 2020, 09:02 PM IST

The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel laid the foundation stone for beautification and expansion of Mata Kaushalya temple in Raipur.

Strict action will be taken: CM Baghel on deaths of nearly 50 cows in Bilaspur

News | Jul 25, 2020, 08:09 PM IST

On reports of deaths of nearly 50 cows in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that strict action will be taken.

Chhattisgarh CM kicks off 'Godhan Nyay Yojana' for rural sector

News | Jul 20, 2020, 04:12 PM IST

On the occasion of Hareli festival, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel attended the celebrations on July 20 where he launched a scheme named 'Godhan Nyay Yojana'.

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