Shivraj Singh Chouhan ()
(born 5 March 1959)is the current chief minister
of Madhya Pradesh
. He replaced Babulal Gaur
as the chief minister on 29 November 2005. He served as General Secretary of the BJP and State President, Madhya Pradesh BJP.
Shivraj Singh Chauhan was a gold medallist in M. A.
) from the Barkatullah University
. His father’s name is Shri Prem Singh Chouhan and mother's name is Smt. Sundar Bai Chouhan. He was married to Smt. Sadhana Singh in 1992. They have two sons.
He joined the RSS
in 1972. He belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party
and has been the president of its Madhya Pradesh state party unit in the recent past. He has been a five-time Member of Parliament
, representing Vidisha
in the Lok Sabha
since 1991. At present, he represents Budhni
, a tehsil place in Sehore
District of Madhya Pradesh
in the state assembly.
Early political career
His early political career can be defined as up to the point of his first election to the Lok Sabha. Till then, he has been a President of Model Higher Secondary School Students Union in 1975. In 1976-77, he participated in underground movement against Emergency
and was imprisoned in Bhopal Jail for some time.
In his early political career, he has also been:
- A convener of Akhil Bhartiya Keshariya Vahini in 1991-92
- The General Secretary of All India Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha from 1992 onwards
- The General Secretary of Bhartiya Janta Party, Madhya Pradesh from 1992 to 1994
- A member of Consultative......