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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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Omicron scare: Night curfew imposed from 11 pm to 5 am in Madhya Pradesh

News | Dec 23, 2021, 08:20 PM IST

The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday re-inforced night curfew from 11pm to 5am amid rising concerns over the new Covid-19 variant, 'Omicron'.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes action against land mafias in MP's Jabalpur

News | Oct 10, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

Shivraj Singh Chouhan took action against land mafias in MP's Jabalpur recently. Many houses built on encroached land were demolished.

CM Shivraj condoles demise of Kalyan Singh, says 'he never compromised with his value'

News | Aug 22, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed his condolences on the death of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh who passed away at the age of 89 at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on August 21.

Kamal Nath urges MP CM to provide details on time, statistics of flood management

News | Aug 07, 2021, 02:20 PM IST

Kamal Nath, former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh lashed out at Shivraj Singh Chouhan saying that the politics of drama and showmanship will not benefit.

'Schools for classes 11 and 12 to reopen from July 25': Madhya Pradesh CM

News | Jul 14, 2021, 06:20 PM IST

The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on July 14 announced that schools for class 11 and 12 will reopen from July 25 with 50% capacity.

MP CM Shivraj Chouhan meets newly appointed Governor Mangubhai Patel

News | Jul 10, 2021, 02:29 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met newly appointed Governor Mangubhai Patel today at Raj Bhavan in Bhopal.

Chhatrasal Stadium: Delhi CM Kejriwal inaugurates another drive-in COVID vaccination centre

News | May 29, 2021, 06:40 PM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia inaugurated a drive-in COVID-19 vaccination centre at Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi on May 29.

Kamal Nath lashes out at MP CM for not revealing COVID death record

News | May 29, 2021, 06:08 PM IST

Former MP CM and Congress state president, Kamal Nath lashed out at Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan statement on the number of death rate in the state.

Shivraj govt announces jobs for families of state employees died on COVID duty

News | May 17, 2021, 07:08 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh government has decided to give jobs to the family members of state employees who lost their lives on COVID duty, informed state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on May 17.

Some States hampering Oxygen supply to Madhya Pradesh, alleges Shivraj Singh Chouhan

News | Apr 21, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

Police officers in some states were blocking the movement of tankers bringing medical-grade oxygen to Madhya Pradesh for coronavirus patients, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Monday. There is an adverse situation due to coronavirus infection. It is a time of crisis. Oxygen is life saver.

MP govt imposes 60-hour weekend lockdown in all urban areas

News | Apr 08, 2021, 09:40 PM IST

Amid increasing COVID-19 cases in state, Madhya Pradesh government has announced lockdown in all urban areas starting from April 09, 6 pm to April 11 6 am.

CM Shivraj holds roadshow to raise awareness over COVID appropriate behaviour in Bhopal

News | Apr 06, 2021, 11:22 AM IST

As the coronavirus cases rise in Madhya Pradesh, state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a roadshow to raise awareness over COVID appropriate behaviour in Bhopal on April 05.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes a dig at TMC, says, "Another meaning of TMC is Terror, Murder, Corruption"

Politics | Mar 19, 2021, 02:38 PM IST

BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on friday hit out at the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress alleging anarchy in West Bengal.

If needed, will take more steps in tomorrow's meeting: CM Shivraj on COVID-19 guidelines

News | Mar 15, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on March 15 informed that government has instructed team to discuss night curfew and will take more steps in the meeting which is scheduled for March 16.

Watch: Shivraj Chouhan joins 'Pawri' meme trend

News | Mar 10, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave his own twist to the Pawri meme during an event in Indore on March 09.

President Kovind attends All India State Judicial Academies Directors' Retreat

News | Mar 06, 2021, 08:17 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind attended All India State Judicial Academies Directors' Retreat in Jabalpur on March 06.

CM Chouhan plants saplings on his birthday

News | Mar 05, 2021, 01:46 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, along with his wife, planted saplings at their residence on his birthday.

Madhya Pradesh: Hoshangabad will be renamed Narmadapuram, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

News | Feb 20, 2021, 12:32 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that the name of Hoshangabad city will be changed to 'Narmadapuram'.

Want to make MP a liquor-free state: CM Shivraj Chouhan

Politics | Feb 06, 2021, 10:38 PM IST

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated various development projects in Katni on February 06. While addressing the public, CM Chouhan said, "We want to make MP a liquor-free state. It can't be done with a liquor ban alone. Liquor will keep getting supplied if there are people to consume it. We'll run a liquor-free campaign so that people stop consuming alcohol and we become a good state. We must take a resolution."

In next 3 years, every house in MP to have taps, drinking water: CM Shivraj

Politics | Feb 06, 2021, 10:19 PM IST

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated various development projects in Katni on February 06. While addressing the public, CM Chouhan said, "In next three years, there'll be taps and drinking water in every house. Poor will be provided with money to build pucca houses. About 3,25,000 Ayushman cards were made including free treatment upto Rs 5 lakh for needy."

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