BJP's Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on 23 March for a fourth term. The oath office was administered by the Governor of Madhya Pradesh Lalji Tandon. He was nominated by the outgoing leader of opposition Gopal Bhargava and supported by former minister Narottam Mishra, Meena Singh of the State.
The outgoing CM Kamal Nath resigned on 20 March after 22 Congress MLAs resigned and joined the BJP. It pushed his government into a minority. The cabinet expansion will happen after voting for the Rajya Sabha elections.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan:
Shivraj Chouhan is the 32nd Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Chouhan represents Budhni constituency in Sehore district. In 1990, he was first elected to the State Assembly from Budhni Constituency. He is famously referred to as Mamaji (meaning 'Maternal Uncle'). From 1999-2006, he represented Vidisha in the Lok Sabha. He is a 5-time Member of Parliament (MP). During his tenure, he introduced famous schemes like Ladli Laxmi Yojna, Kanyadhan Yojna and Janani Suraksha Yojna in the state.