Madhya Pradesh Politics: Shivraj Singh Chouhan wins floor test


BJP won a floor test in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday,a day after Shivraj Singh Chouhan took oath as Chief Minister at Raj Bhavan.None of the Congress MLAs were present in the House for the vote. Following thefloor test, the House was adjourned till March 27.

Chouhan was elected BJP Legislature Party leader and swornin as Chief Minister by Governor Tandon for a record fourth term on Mondaynight.

After taking oath, Chouhan said the coronavirus pandemicneeded urgent attention. "We gave good governance for 15 years. We will givebetter governance and try to make amends for mistakes that we may havecommitted in the past".

Meanwhile, Speaker N.P. Prajapati resigned from his post last night after Governor Lalji Tandon advised him to step down. In his resignation letter submitted to Deputy Speaker Hina Kavre, Prajapati said he was resigning on moral grounds.

Chouhan has already served as CM of the state for three terms between 2005 and 2018. The floor test this morning was conducted by senior BJP MLA Jagdish Devda.

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