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Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. He is a politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party. On 30 November 2015, Shivraj Singh Chouhan became the first non-Congress chief minister to complete two consecutive terms in office. He first became the Chief Minister on November 29, 2005. Prior to becoming the Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh served as the General Secretary of BJP and State President of Madhya Pradesh.

Political Career

Shivraj Singh Chouhan was first elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly in 1989-90 from the Budhni Assembly seat. He was later forced to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Vidisha. Shivraj has represented the Vidisha Lok Sabha seat for five consecutive terms till 2004.

On 29 November 2015, Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

On September 14, 2012 Shivraj Chauhan criticized the Centre for the hike in diesel and the subsidization of LPG. "The rise in diesel prices would lead to escalation in prices of all commodities and severely hit farmers," he said.

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