Madhya Pradesh BJP puts lid on buzz that CM headed for Delhi
BHOPAL: Amid speculations about shifting Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to Delhi as defence minister, state revenue minister Umashankar Gupta and party veterans have ruled out that Chouhan is likely to be appointed as a union minister in near future.
“It’s a rumour that chief minister Chouhan will be shifted to Centre as Union minister. Chouhan is the needed in Madhya Pradesh”, claimed minister Gupta while talking to reporters in Berasia, on Tuesday.
State unit BJP chief Nandkumar Singh Chauhan dismissed speculations saying that it was just rumour, and might have been spread by the Congress. “BJP is going to fight next assembly elections under the able leadership of Shivraj Singh Chauhan, and there is no dobut about it whatsoever,” he said.
BJP veteran Sartaj Singh, differs on this assumption. They said, Chouhan as a chief minister is very popular among the public in Madhya Pradesh. His schemes are popular among the people of the state.