MP HIGHLIGHTS: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

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Updated: March 23, 2020 10:09:14 pm

Shivraj Singh Chouhan Oath Ceremony Live: The development comes hours after he was elected the leader of BJP legislative party in Madhya Pradesh.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan oathShivraj Singh Chouhan likely to take oath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

Madhya Pradesh CM Oath Ceremony, Shivraj Singh Chouhan Oath Taking HIGHLIGHTS: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan today took oath as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh at Raj Bhavan. This comes hours after he was elected the leader of BJP legislative party in Madhya Pradesh. Soon after this, he said that he would work honestly for development of the state. He further said that his aim was to stop spread of coronavirus.

“I have appealed to party workers to not celebrate the oath-taking ceremony and not come out on streets. They should stay at home and pray for the newly formed government,” he added.

In the 230-member Legislative Assembly, the BJP has 107 MLAs. While two seats were already vacant, the acceptance of 22 Congress MLAs resignation has reduced the effective strength to 206. In the current assembly, a political party or an alliance needs to secure the support of 104 MLAs. The Congress has 92 MLAs.

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    Bharatiya Janata Party leaders of Madhya Pradesh celebrate the return of party to power after 15 months.Earlier on Saturday, 21 out of 22 former Congress MLAs joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi in the presence of party'a national president JP Nadda and Jyotiraditya Scindia. One former MLA, Suresh Dhakad, could not attend the event as his daughter had committed suicide. Suresh is expected to join the saffron party later.
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