This is the list of contenders for the post of CM in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Telangana.

Assembly Election 2023 News: The long wait of the people of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Telangana is over and the counting of votes has started. By late night it will also become clear how many seats someone has got. After this the race for the post of Chief Minister will begin. The party getting majority will select a leader and make him the CM.

This time there will be a lot of struggle in the selection of CM in every state. Actually, this time BJP had not announced CM face in any state. The party contested the elections on the face of PM Modi and it was said that the CM would be elected after the party wins. Well, there are many faces from BJP in this race. Apart from this, Congress also has many contenders in some states. Let us know who is the contender for the post of CM in which state.

These can be contenders for the post of CM in Madhya Pradesh

1. Shivraj Singh Chauhan

Current CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan is in the election field this time too. However, the way he said his farewell and emotional words in his public meetings, it was being guessed that this time the party is preparing for a big change in the state and can give this opportunity to a new face, but the kind of hard work he has done. In the elections, it is possible that if the party wins, it may once again give a chance to Shivraj. His popularity among the people, experience of being CM for almost 20 years and good profile still keep him on top among the contenders for the post of CM.

2. Kailash Vijayvargiya

The way the BJP high command has once again given responsibility to Kailash Vijayvargiya in the state from central politics, speculations are being made that he could be a candidate for the post of CM. The image of Kailash is good. In 1983, he became a councilor in Indore Municipal Corporation for the first time. Then in 1990, he became MLA for the first time from Indore-4 seat. Also became the Mayor of Indore in the year 2000. In 2013, he became minister of many departments in Shivraj government. In 2015, he got the responsibility of National General Secretary and got the charge of West Bengal.

3. Faggan Singh Kulaste

His name is also very strong among the CM contenders from BJP. Suddenly getting the MLA ticket from the Union Minister is pointing in this direction. There is talk in political circles that BJP can cater to this class by making Faggan Singh Kulaste the first tribal Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. In the 2018 assembly elections, Congress had defeated BJP, which had been in power for 15 years. Tribal seats had an important contribution behind this. BJP had lost 25 tribal seats in that election, which the party wants to regain. Kulaste was a Lok Sabha MP six times and a Rajya Sabha MP once. Presently represents Mandla seat. Contested assembly elections for the first time in 1990 and won. He remained MLA till 1992. Faggan was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2012. Kulaste was Minister of State in the Vajpayee ministry from 1999 to 2004. Faggan has so far won the Lok Sabha elections in 2019, 2014, 2004, 1999, 1998, 1996. He lost in 2009. Basori Singh Masram of Congress had won.

4. Narendra Singh Tomar

Narendra Tomar can also be a contender for the post of CM from BJP. The party has not only given ticket to Narendra Singh Tomar, who is currently holding the post of minister at the Centre, for the assembly elections, but has also made him the chairman of the election management committee. In such a situation, his name is also in the CM race.

Narendra Singh Tomar was a councilor of Gwalior Municipal Corporation from 1983 to 1987 after starting his career as the president of the student union at Murar College in 1979-80. After being the President of BJP Yuva Morcha from 1991 to 1996, he remained the state minister of BJP continuously since 1996.

5 Kamal Nath from Congress

If Congress touches the majority mark in Madhya Pradesh and forms the government, then Kamal Nath will be the first contender for the post of CM. Apart from Kamal Nath, there is no other face from Congress in the CM race yet. Kamal Nath has been MP from Chhindwara 9 times. He became MP from here for the first time in 1979. After this he was elected to Lok Sabha in 1984, 1990, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014. After becoming the Chief Minister in 2019, he became MLA from Chhindwara for the first time.

Many claimants in Chhattisgarh also

In Chhattisgarh also in 2018, BJP had to face defeat after 15 years. The then CM Raman Singh is no longer in the same situation as before. In such a situation, many names are being discussed for the post of CM.

1. Dr. Raman Singh

Even though the party has not declared Raman Singh as the CM face, his experience of being the CM for 15 years still makes him the biggest contender for the post of CM. The party has also given him ticket this time. This means that he remains in the race. If BJP gets majority then Raman Singh will also be in the race.

2. Brijmohan Agarwal

Apart from Raman Singh, Brijmohan Agarwal, who comes from the general category, is also said to be a contender for the race for the post of Chief Minister. He is an expert in making election strategy and executing it.

3. Santosh Pandey

Santosh Pandey of Rajnandgaon is young and that is why he is being said to be a strong contender for the race for the post of CM. He is the second MP to win the most votes in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

4. Some more names also in the race

Apart from these, 4 faces from OBC are also said to be contenders for the post of CM. These include Bilaspur MP Arun Sao, former bureaucrat OP Chaudhary, current Leader of Opposition Kaushik, Durg MP Vijay Baghel, Union Minister of State Renuka Singh, current state president Vishnudev Sai, Ramvichar Netam and Nandkumar Sai are also named for the post of CM. Is in the race.

5. Bhupesh Baghel

If Congress registers victory in Chhattisgarh, it is possible that current CM Bhupesh Baghel may get another term as Chief Minister. His popularity among the people is good. He has done many good works related to farmers. In such a situation, Congress party can once again declare Bhupesh Baghel as the CM face.

6. TS Singhdev

There is another top leader of Congress in Chhattisgarh. At present he is the Deputy CM, but his name is also going forward among the contenders for CM. Although he himself says that he accepts the decision of the high command, there have been many tussles between the two.

Discussion on many names in Rajasthan also

Till now Vasundhara Raje was the face of the party in Rajasthan. Political experts say that after the defeat in 2018, his stature in the party diminished slightly. This is the reason why the party has not given him any big responsibility for this election. Here also the party has fielded 7 MPs. Out of these, 2 names are at the forefront in the race for the post of CM.

1. Vasundhara Raje

Vasundhara Raje may have been sidelined during the election campaign, but even now her claim for CM has not weakened. Vasundhara Raje, who has been CM twice, has the image of a grassroots leader. Vasundhara is also very popular among the workers. Vasundhara Raje has direct influence on about 80 seats of the 200-seat Rajasthan Assembly. The biggest specialty of Vasundhara Raje is her hold on many castes. Vasundhara Raje’s vote base is not only among Rajputs but also among Jats, Gurjars and Adivasis. Apart from this, she also has a strong presence in the women vote bank.

2 Princess Diya

Rajkumari Diya is an MP from Rajsamand, Rajasthan. She is the daughter of former Maharaja Bhavani Singh of Jaipur. Rajkumari’s activism from Jaipur to Rajsamand has repeatedly fueled speculations that she could be an alternative to Vasundhara Raje. Political experts also say that the way Rajkumari is challenging Congress on camera, it also seems that Rajkumari is in the race. Diya became MLA for the first time from Sawai Madhopur in 2013. Like Vasundhar Raje, Diya comes from the same Rajput caste which has an effective influence in the politics of Rajasthan.

3. Baba Balaknath

Baba Balaknath’s name is also among the seven MPs that BJP has fielded in the assembly elections in Rajasthan. He is currently an MP from Alwar. Baba Balaknath is the Mahant of Mastnath Math of Nath sect. CM Yogi also became the Mahant of Gorakhpur Math after taking initiation from the Nath sect. He is considered close to UP CM Yogi Adityanath. Many people also call him the Yogi of Rajasthan. This is the reason why he is also being said to be the second biggest contender for the post of CM. He has been given ticket from Tijara. His image is that of a staunch Hindu leader. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, he defeated Bhanwar Jitendra Singh of Congress from Alwar by a margin of 3 lakh votes.

4. Kirori Lal Meena

MP Kirori Lal Meena is a big name in the politics of Rajasthan. They are called leaders of tribal groups. In fact, Meena community has the power to influence the victory or defeat of any party in Rajasthan. About 13.5 percent of the total population of Rajasthan is tribal population and out of this, 6 percent population belongs to Meena community. Therefore, every party wants to keep this community in its camp. BJP is also keeping an eye on this vote bank through Kirori Lal Meena. For this reason his name is in the race for the post of CM.

5. Rajvardhan Singh Rathore

Rajvardhan Singh Rathore is also in the race for the post of CM. Better image and popularity among the people make them stand out from other contenders. At present Rajvardhan Singh Rathore is the MP from Jaipur Rural. This time the party has given him ticket from Jhotwara seat for the assembly elections.

6. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is also contesting the assembly elections this time. He is also being considered a contender for the post of CM. He is the Jal Shakti Minister in the Modi government. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat had defeated Vaibhav Gehlot, son of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, from Jodhpur in the 2019 Lok Sabha. Shekhawat has been the student union president of Jodhpur’s Jayanarayan University and has been recognized as a successful and dynamic debater there. He has adapted well to the corporate culture and has caught the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi many times with his efficient power point presentations.

7. Arjun Meghwal

Former IAS and Union Law and Justice Minister Arjun Meghwal is MP from Bikaner. This time the party has fielded it in the assembly elections. Arjun Meghwal is a big Dalit face of the party. His caste has the highest number of votes among the Dalits of the state.

8. Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot is a senior Congress leader and is currently the CM of Rajasthan. If Congress wins in Rajasthan then Ashok Gehlot may get another term. Actually, he has a good hold among the voters and MLAs. That is why he is also called the magician of politics.

9. Sachin Pilot

Last time, Sachin Pilot had rebelled with his supporters for the post of CM. Although he agreed after the intervention of senior party leaders, his rift with Gehlot continued till this year. After the announcement of elections, both of them have forgotten the old issues and campaigned vigorously for the party. It is possible that after getting the majority, Congress may give a chance to Sachin Pilot as a young face.

There are 8 names in the race from Congress in Telangana.

This is the third assembly election in Telangana. Before this, there was BRS government twice. However, this time most of the exit polls have said that Congress will get majority. If Congress wins here then there are many names in the race for the post of CM.

1. A. Revanth Reddy

A. Revanth Reddy is the President of Telangana Congress. He is also a Lok Sabha MP from Telangana. He is contesting from two seats in the assembly elections. He is being considered the biggest contender for CM from the Congress side.

2. Their names are also in the race

Apart from State President Revanth Reddy, names of N Uttam Kumar Reddy, K Jana Reddy, Komatireddy Venkat Reddy, Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, T Jeevan Reddy, Renuka Choudhary and Damodar Rajanarasimha are also leading in the race for the post of CM from Congress in Telangana. .

3. K. Chandrashekhar Rao

If Congress does not get a clear majority then BRS can form the government with the support of Owaisi’s AIMIM. In such a situation, the current CM. Only Chandrashekhar Rao can take charge of the post of Chief Minister of the state for the third time.

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