Bhopal, 11 December On behalf of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Madhya Pradesh, Mohan Yadav on Monday, after being elected leader of the party legislature party, reached Raj Bhavan, submitted a letter to Mangubhai Patel, and staked claim to form the government. Meanwhile, outgoing Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan submitted his resignation to the Governor.
The BJP legislature party meeting was held at the party’s state office, and Ujjain South MLA Mohan Yadav was unanimously elected as the leader. After that, Yadav reached Raj Bhavan along with party leaders, met Governor Mangubhai Patel, and staked a claim to form the government. During this, Shivraj Singh Chauhan and the three-party observers—Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, National President of Backward Class Morcha Dr. K. Laxman, and party national secretary Asha Lakra—were also present. The party’s state president and MP Vishnudatt Sharma, MLA Narendra Singh Tomar, Kailash Vijayvargiya, Prahlad Patel, and state media in-charge Ashish Aggarwal also reached Raj Bhavan with him.
On one hand, Mohan Yadav staked a claim to form the government; on the other hand, Chief Minister Chauhan submitted his resignation.