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Shivraj Singh Chouhan Shivraj Singh Chouhan Height: 175 cm DOB: 5 March 1959

Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the 17th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. A five-time Member of Parliament from Vidisha, Chouhan joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1972, as a 13-year-old. He took over as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh from Babulal Gaur in November 2005. In his 13 years of rule, Shivraj Singh Chouhan introduced several social schemes, such as Ladli Laxmi Yojna, Kanyadhan Yojna and Janani Suraksha Yojna to focus on the prevention of female infanticide in the state. Chouhan currently represents Budhni Assembly constituency and seeking re-election for fourth-term as CM.

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Madhya Pradesh to construct around 2,000 new cow shelters

Madhya Pradesh to construct around 2,000 new cow shelters

India | Nov 22, 2020, 07:43 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that 2,000 new cow shelters will be constructed in the state which will facilitate stray cattle. 

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Madhya Pradesh: Night curfew to be imposed in 5 districts from November 21. Check timings

India | Nov 20, 2020, 11:03 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced that night curfew will be imposed in 5 districts - Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Vidisha, and Ratlam from November 21.

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Lockdown in Madhya Pradesh? CM Shivraj Chouhan's big statement

India | Nov 20, 2020, 05:39 PM IST

CM Chouhan denied that the government was considering to impose lockdown again. "No lockdown to be imposed in the state," news agency ANI quoted the chief minister, as saying.

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Shivraj Singh government to constitute 'Gau Cabinet' for protection of cows

India | Nov 18, 2020, 09:58 AM IST

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to form a 'Cow Cabinet' for the protection of cows in the state. Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat, Rural Development, Home and Farmer Welfare departments will be a part of the one-of-its-kind cabinet.

After UP and Haryana, MP mulls law against love jihad

After UP and Haryana, MP mulls law against love jihad

India | Nov 03, 2020, 08:16 AM IST

With this, Madhya Pradesh has become the third BJP- ruled state to announce its intention to make legal provisions against "love jihad".

Polling for bypolls in 28 Assembly seats

Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, UP bypolls: Voting ends in 54 seats, 66.28 pc turnout in MP

Elections | Nov 03, 2020, 08:35 PM IST

Voting was underway on Tuesday for by-elections to 54 assembly constituencies spread across 10 states, including 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh where the BJP is locked in a keen contest with the Congress to save its government.

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Protest against French President Macron in MP: Shivraj govt registers case against demonstrators

India | Oct 30, 2020, 04:29 PM IST

In Madhya Pradesh, the state Government has taken a strong stand against those who demonstrated against French President Emmanuel Macron in Bhopal. A case was registered against the demonstrators on Friday.

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Exclusive: Congress' govt in Madhya Pradesh was a 'gaddari ki sarkar': Jyotiraditya Scindia to India

India | Oct 24, 2020, 07:03 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia might not be in the fray as a candidate for Madhya Pradesh by-elections but still the elections on 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh is all about him. As 16 out of 28 seats are in Gwalior-Chambal region, it is considered to be the pocket borough of Scindia's, though he lost the last Lok Sabha election but a lot has changed in last 18 months.

Madhya Pradesh by-election: Election Commission moves

Madhya Pradesh by-election: EC in support of physical rallies, contests high court's order

India | Oct 23, 2020, 10:34 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: The Election Commission saud that High Court's order interferes with poll process, adding that conducting elections is its exclusive domain. The poll body said that the order will derail the poll process.

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'Remark shamelessly justified': Shivraj tears into Kamal Nath for 'item' jibe against Imarti Devi

Politics | Oct 19, 2020, 01:21 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday tore into former CM and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath for referring to cabinet minister Imarti Devi as "item" during an address ahead of the November 3 by-elections in the state.

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan holds 'maun vrat' in protest against Kamal Nath's remark on Imarti Devi

India | Oct 19, 2020, 12:05 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has hit out at former CM Kamal Nath over his "item" remark against state minister Imarti Devi, saying it shows the "crooked and despicable mentality of the Congress.

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Madhya Pradesh: Congress leader says Shivraj Singh comes from ‘nange-bhookhe’ family, CM responds

India | Oct 12, 2020, 05:00 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday hit back at the Congress party over 'nange bhooke ghar ka' (from a poverty-stricken household) jibe. 

JEE, NEET 2020: MP govt to arrange free transport for candidates, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

JEE, NEET 2020: MP govt to arrange free transport for candidates, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Higher Studies | Aug 30, 2020, 11:25 PM IST

JEE, NEET 2020: Students seeking free travel will have to register themselves on helpline 181 or on the e-pass portal of the state government, the CMO said.

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MP: Group of women stops CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's car over school fees issue

India | Aug 28, 2020, 11:00 PM IST

Despite the presence of the police on the route, the group of women suddenly came on to the road at Scheme No. 140 area to stop Chouhan's motorcade as they wanted to air their grievances.

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Chanting Hanuman Chalisa helps devotees, not devils: Shivraj Singh Chouhan taunts Kamal Nath

Politics | Aug 22, 2020, 05:05 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took a jibe at Kamal Nath for reciting Hanuman Chalisa saying it helps devotees, not devils.

Madhya Pradesh to offer govt jobs on basis of NRA test score: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh to offer govt jobs on basis of NRA test score: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

India | Aug 21, 2020, 01:19 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country to take this unprecedented decision of giving government jobs to youths of the state on the basis of their NRA score.

Govt jobs in Madhya Pradesh only for state residents:

Govt jobs in Madhya Pradesh only for state residents: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

India | Aug 18, 2020, 01:21 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday announced that state government jobs will be reserved only for local residents, for which his government is going to take necessary steps.  

Ayodhya: PM Modi is the leader of five centuries, says MP CM

Ayodhya: PM Modi is the leader of five centuries, says MP CM

India | Aug 05, 2020, 04:14 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "leader of five centuries" who resolved the equally old dispute with his efficient leadership and paved the way for the construction of a grand temple of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.

MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan discharged from hospital

MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan discharged from hospital

India | Aug 05, 2020, 11:25 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been discharged from Bhopal's Chirayu hospital after he recovered from coronavirus infection, of which he was tested positive on July 25. The hospital has advised him to isolate himself at home and self monitor his health for a further 7 days.

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan Covid-19: Kamal Nath takes a dig at MP CM, but prays for his recovery as well

India | Jul 25, 2020, 05:17 PM IST

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, was found positive for coronavirus infection earlier in the day. His political nemesis and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath wished for his speedy recovery but took dig at him.

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