Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur Resigns

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur (86) on Thursday resigned from his post, saying he was doing so on the orders of the BJP’s top leadership.

“This was the order from the top leadership in New Delhi, and hence, I resigned. The party has given me so much and I have followed the suit,” Gaur said after his resignation.

“The party asked me to resign and I resigned…. there is no resentment. Whatever the party would ask me to do, I will be doing that,” he added.

Responding to the developments Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he has received the resignations of Babulal Gaur and Sartaj Singh.

“I have received the resignations of Babulal Gaur and Sartaj Singh. They have sent their resignations to me. I have forwarded it to the Governor,” Chouhan said.

He further said the senior leaders followed party high command’s order and submitted their resignations.

The Madhya Pradesh cabinet saw Archana Chitnis, Rustam Singh, Om Prakash Dhurve and Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya taking the oath as Cabinet Ministers.

Meanwhile, Harsh Singh, Vishwas Sarang, Lalita Yadav, Sanjay Pathak and Surya Prakash Meena took oath as Ministers of State.

Governor Ramnaresh Yadav administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at the Raj Bhawan here.