“Neither was I Chief Minister contender earlier nor now. I am just a party worker…,” mentioned Madhya Pradesh’s CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday.
The assertion was made by Chouhan amid speculations on who would be the subsequent Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained energy within the state within the just lately concluded Assembly elections.
“I am just a party worker and whatever post or duty the party will give I will fulfil that,” mentioned Chouhan.
“I consider myself fortunate that I have got an opportunity to work with a leader like Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister mentioned.
#WATCH | Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan says, “…Neither was I CM contender earlier nor now. I am just a party worker and whatever post or duty the party will give I will fulfil that….” pic.twitter.com/AxjDd7pnD5
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He additionally thanked the individuals of Madhya Pradesh for voting BJP to energy.
“As a member of family, BJP will continue to work for the development of people of Madhya Pradesh,” Chouhan added.
In the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly, the BJP received 163 seats, whereas the Congress managed to win simply 66 seats.
Chouhan is the longest-serving chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, first taking the oath for the state’s prime submit in 2005.
Considered to some of the outstanding leaders of BJP, Chouhan, in Assembly elections 2023, contested from the Budhni constituency, which has been a stronghold for him since 2006.
He first received from the Budhni constituency in 1990 and was elected as a Member of Parliament for the primary time in Lok Sabha from the Vidisha constituency in 1991.
He later received the Budhni constituency seat in 2006 once more, retaining his maintain on the constituency thus far.
With inputs from businesses