Mohan Yadav, a minister within the earlier Shivraj Chouhan authorities, has been given the Madhya Pradesh cost by the BJP, ending days of suspense within the large heartland state.
Listed below are the 5 factors on the brand new chief minister:
The appointment of the 58-year-old chief is being extensively seen as the tip of the political highway (not less than in Madhya Pradesh) for his predecessor, Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
The incoming chief minister’s political profession started along with his first election as an MLA in 2013. He was re-elected within the subsequent 2018 elections.
The MLA’s third win got here within the simply concluded Madhya Pradesh polls. Mohan Yadav efficiently defended his seat within the Ujjain South constituency, profitable by a margin of 12,941 votes towards Congress candidate Chetan Premnarayan Yadav.
Mr Yadav’s affect inside the state’s political panorama was cemented when he was appointed a minister in Shivraj Chouhan’s 2020 authorities that was shaped quickly after Jyotiraditya Scindia pulled a switcheroo, bringing down the Kamal Nath authorities.
Within the latest polls, the BJP, which had been battling shut to twenty years of incumbency within the state, received a convincing mandate, accumulating 163 seats, whereas the Congress completed a distant second at 66 seats.