Articles about Govind Singh Rajput
When 22 MLAs of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly quit the Indian National Congress and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, it led to a major political crisis in 2020. Jyodiraditya Scindia and 21 others quit the Congress party which led to the fall of the Kamal Nath government. Govind Singh Rajput was one of the big names that quit the party along with Scindia. Govind Singh Rajput was born on August 22, 1963. A post-graduate in politics from Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar, Rajput later completed his MBA from Punjab Technical University. He became a member of the legislative assembly for the first time in 2003 from Surkhi. He defeated BJP’s Bhupendra Singh by a margin of over 10,000 votes. He won for the second time in 2008. Rajput was defeated by Parul Sahu of BJP in the 2013 elections. He, however, won from Surkhi again in 2018. He was appointed as the Minister of Revenue and Transport in the Kamal Nath ministry. After his defection in 2020 to BJP, he was elected from Surkhi in the 2020 by-elections. Rajput was given the revenue and transport portfolio in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan ministry as well.
14 Jun 2020India
Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Minister Govind Singh Rajput has stirred a controversy after he was seen violating social distancing norms in Rahatgarh town. Rajput was seen addressing a huge crowd in a hall.
21 Mar 2020Politics
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
17 Mar 2020Politics
Both Congress, which is governing Madhya Pradesh for the last 15 months, and BJP, which ruled the state for 15 years before December 2018, are confident they have the numbers to run the Assembly.
15 Mar 2020Politics
The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh shifted its MLAs back to Bhopal from Jaipur a day ahead of a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly.
13 Mar 2020Politics
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
10 Mar 2020Politics
In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.
02 Sep 2019India
The new Motor Vehicles Act, aimed at making roads safer for Indians, came into being on Sunday, September 1.