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Weak economy, coronavirus, political slugfest: A troubled raj for Shivraj

There were rumours that he was not the only candidate for the top job but finally he was in luck and got a call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Despite the much-needed support from New Delhi, ruling Madhya Pradesh is no doddle for Chouhan this time.

Sandeep Kumar
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken oath as Madhya Pradesh chief minister for a record fourth time.

There were rumours that he was not the only candidate for the top job but finally he was in luck and got a call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Despite the much-needed support from New Delhi, ruling Madhya Pradesh is no doddle for Chouhan this time. The reason is clear. There are multiple challenges he faces. The COVID-19 pandemic, weak economic conditions, and a few political considerations are some of them.

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First Published: Mar 29 2020 | 8:01 PM IST

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