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LIVE: Mohan Yadav elected as chief minister of MP, Shivraj congratulates

BJP, on December 10, announced the name of new Chhattisgarh CM. Now, it is likely to announce the name of new Madhya Pradesh CM. Check all LIVE developments here

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Mohan Yadav

Mohan Yadav

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won the Assembly elections in the three states, on December 10 announced Vishnu Deo Sai, a prominent tribal leader, as the next chief minister of Chhattisgarh. In the evening, Chhattisgarh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan invited Sai to form a government and handed him a letter pertaining to his appointment as the Chief Minister after the BJP submitted a letter formally staking a claim.

The swearing-in ceremony of the new chief minister may take place on December 12 or 13 as per the availability of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On Monday, the BJP leaders are expected to meet in Bhopal to announce the name of new CM of Madhya Pradesh. The meeting is expected to begin at 4pm on Monday and the name of CM may be announced by 7pm. 

The party's central observers, comprising Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, OBC Morcha head K Laxman and secretary Asha Lakra, are expected to arrive in Bhopal at 11 am. For Rajasthan, the party has designated Rajnath Singh, Vinod Tawade and Saroj Panday as the central observers and is yet to announce the name of the new CM. 

Check all the LIVE updates on the news here.


6:13 PM

Shivraj Singh Chouhan tenders his resignation to Guv Patel in Bhopal

5:00 PM

BJP leaders congratulate Mohan Yadav on becoming new CM of Madhya Pradesh

4:58 PM

Mohan Yadav will be the next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh

Mohan Yadav will be the next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh. He served as the MLA for the Ujjain South constituency in the Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh.

In the 2023 Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Yadav defended his seat in the Ujjain South constituency, and won by a margin of 12,941 votes against Congress candidate Chetan Premnarayan Yadav. 
4:13 PM

BJP's MLAs from Madhya Pradesh with observers for the state including Haryana CM M L Khattar

3:43 PM

No dearth of capable CM faces in Rajasthan, says BJP MLA Kirori Lal Meena

2:41 PM

Chhattisgarh CM-designate Vishnu Deo Sai meets BJP leaders in Raipur

2:40 PM

BJP workers protest in Bhubaneswar against recovery of unaccounted cash from Dhiraj Sahu

2:37 PM

Observers will reach Jaipur tomorrow, says BJP MLA Jogeshwar Garg

2:34 PM

BJP leaders arrive at party office in Bhopal

1:56 PM

BJP observers were received by MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at his residence in Bhopal

1:53 PM

BJP observers in Madhya Pradesh conduct discussions in Bhopal

12:44 PM

Chhattisgarh CM-designate Vishnu Deo Sai visits temple, says, 'it's a big responsibility'

11:42 AM

Madhya Pradesh BJP observers, Haryana CM Khattar, MP K Laxman reach Bhopal

11:02 AM

MP CM decision: BJP's senior leaders to meet at 4PM today for discussion

10:02 AM

Meet Chhattisgarh's new CM - Vishnu Deo Sai

The BJP on Sunday picked Vishnu Deo Sai, a prominent tribal leader, as the next chief minister of Chhattisgarh, ending the suspense over who will helm the state which the saffron party wrested from Congress in recent polls.
 
Sai (59) was elected as the BJP's legislative party leader at a meeting of 54 newly-elected MLAs held at the party's state headquarters here in the afternoon, a party functionary said.
 
In the evening, Chhattisgarh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan invited Sai to form a government and handed him a letter pertaining to his appointment as the Chief Minister after the BJP submitted a letter formally staking a claim.
 
The swearing-in ceremony of the new chief minister may take place on December 12 or 13 as per the availability of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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First Published: Dec 11 2023 | 5:03 PM IST

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