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Shivraj Singh Chouhan to take oath as Madhya Pradesh CM today

Saturday, 14 December 2013 - 11:02am IST | Agency: ANI

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday will take oath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the third consecutive time.

The swearing in ceremony will be held at Jambooree Maidan around noon here.

The ceremony will be attended by several senior BJP leaders including party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and, party patriarch L.K. Advani.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will also attend the ceremony along with newly elected Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh.

Chouhan had led his party in the assembly elections to a spectacular tally of 165 seats in the 230-member assembly, 22 seats more than last time.

The Congress suffered a huge defeat with its tally coming down to 58 from 71 seats. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) got four seats and independents three. 




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