Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart Shivraj Singh Chouhan was administered the chief ministerial oath of office and secrecy by Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon during a brief yet dignified ceremony at Raj Bhavan late Monday.
The dignitaries present included erstwhile chief minister Kamal Nath, senior office-bearers of the BJP's state unit, lawmakers and top bureaucrats. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the list of invitees was extremely limited.
MP CM Shivraj's war against COVID-19
Bhopal:Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Monday that his foremost priority is combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.
"I express gratitude from the depths of my heart for your felicitations. My primacy is to tackle the disease. Everything else comes later," he conveyed via social media subsequent to the oath-taking ceremony, which had commenced at 2100 hrs