The ceremony happened hours after Chouhan was unanimously elected because the state BJP Legislature social gathering chief right here within the night.
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- Final Up to date: March 23, 2020, 9:24 PM IST
Senior BJP chief Shivraj Singh Chouhan took oath because the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh for the fourth time at a ceremony on the Raj Bhawan in Bhopal on Monday night time, over 15 months after his authorities was voted out of energy.
The 61-year-old BJP chief was sworn in by Governor Lalji Tandon at Raj Bhawan in Bhopal at 9pm.
Chouhan was earlier within the day elected chief of the state BJP legislature social gathering at its assembly right here.
Because of the coronavirus state of affairs, no BJP chief fron Delhi travelled to Bhopal for the legislature social gathering assembly,
although the social gathering’s central observers Arun Singh and Vinay Sahasrabuddhe participated by video conferencing.
Popularly identified amongst his followers as ‘Mamaji’, Chouhan was sworn in chief minister of Madhya Pradesh thrice earlier – in 2005, after Uma Bharti stepped down over a riots case, and for later two full phrases in 2008 and 2013.
He stepped down after the Congress gained a slim majority within the December 2018 Meeting elections, after which the Kamal Nath authorities got here to energy.
Stumped by the rise up of social gathering colleague Jyodiraditya Scindia, who joined the BJP and resignations of 22 Congress MLAs, Nath resigned as chief minister final week, paving the best way for Chouhan’s return.