In Bhopal, on August 26th, something happened.
Madhya Pradesh’s Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, added three members to his cabinet who are MLAs of the BJP party. This happened before the state assembly polls, which are scheduled to take place by the end of the year.
Now, there are 34 people in the Cabinet led by Chouhan.
Governor Mangubhai Patel made three legislators swear an oath to take office as ministers at the Raj Bhavan around 9 am.
Former minister Rajendra Shukla, who is a Brahmin leader and has been elected four times as a MLA from Rewa in the Vindh region. Gaurishankar Bisen, who has been elected seven times as a legislator from Balaghat in the Mahakoshal region and is also the chairman of the MP Backward Class Commission. Rahul Lodhi, who is a first-time MLA from Khargapur in Tikamgarh district of Bundelkhand region, also took oath as ministers.
Shukla and Bisen became cabinet ministers, while Lodhi became a minister of state. A person from Raj Bhavan said that they have not yet been given specific roles or duties.
Lodhi is the nephew of Uma Bharti, who is a senior leader of the BJP party.
Bisen (71) and Lodhi (46) are part of the OBC community, which represents over 45% of the people in Madhya Pradesh. I’m sorry, but you haven’t provided the text that needs to be rewritten in simple words.