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Ahead Of Madhya Pradesh Election, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Makes Mauganj 53rd District With Eye On Vindhya Region | India News

Forward Of Madhya Pradesh Election, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Makes Mauganj 53rd District With Eye On Vindhya Area | Information

REWA: Months forward of the essential Meeting elections whereby the BJP is leaving no stone unturned to win one other straight time period, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday introduced the creation of Mauganj, a tehsil in Rewa, because the 53rd district within the state. The transfer is seemingly geared toward nipping discontent towards the federal government over the ‘lack of enough illustration’ to the politically essential Vindhya area within the state cupboard within the bud, political observers stated.

The long-pending demand to create Mauganj district has gathered steam just lately. “The nationwide flag shall be hoisted within the new Mauganj district (headquarters) on August 15,” Chouhan stated at a operate by which he nearly transferred Rs 605 crore as help within the financial institution accounts of 27,310 beneficiaries underneath the ‘Sambal Yojana’.

Moreover, the chief minister laid the muse stones for initiatives price greater than Rs 738 crore, a lot of them in Mauganj. Among the many new initiatives, 10 works price Rs 73.56 crore could be carried out within the new district, official sources stated.

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Itemizing the deserves of the Sambal Yojana, primarily geared toward catering to unorganised labourers, Chouhan stated this scheme gives assist from delivery to dying. Blasting his predecessor Kamal Nath of Congress, Chouhan stated Nath had deserted the scheme throughout his 15-month stint as chief minister from December 2018 to March 2020.

The brand new Mauganj district, bordering Uttar Pradesh, may have 4 tehsils – Mauganj, Hanumana, Naigarhi, and Devtalab, sources stated, including that its inhabitants is greater than six lakh.

With the creation of the brand new district, two Meeting segments at the moment held by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Get together had gone to Mauganj. Now, Rewa district has been left with six meeting seats.

The Rewa division will now have 5 districts, particularly Rewa, Mauganj, Satna, Sidhi, and Singrauli, whereas the variety of districts within the Vindhya area shall be eight.

Although the Vindhya area is a stronghold of the BJP, it bought only one ministerial berth within the Chouhan cupboard.

Within the 2018 MP meeting elections, the BJP received 24 of 30 seats within the Vindhya area whereas the Congress could not open its account in 4 districts of the area.

Not too long ago, Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) made inroads into some pockets of this area, a improvement which has turn into a explanation for fear for the BJP.

The AAP received the mayoral election in Singrauli metropolis within the Vindhya area final 12 months.

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“Individuals had been demanding for a very long time that Mauganj be made a district. Now the folks will ask for the creation of Maihar in Satna as a brand new district. Maihar has witnessed many protests led by native BJP MLA Narayan Tripathi for this demand,” senior journalist Rajesh Dwivedi informed PTI.

He stated the BJP couldn’t derive a lot political mileage out of the creation of Mauganj district forward of the polls provided that the folks within the area really feel uncared for over solely a single ministerial berth being allotted to the area.

“Ramkhelawan Patel was the one illustration from the area. However after the demand for separate Vindhya Pradesh gained momentum, Girish Gautam was made the Speaker of the MP Meeting,” Dwivedi stated.

After 15 years of BJP rule, the 2018 elections in Madhya Pradesh threw up a hung Meeting, with the Congress rising as the most important social gathering with 114 seats within the 230-member Home, however failing to win a majority.

The BJP had received 109 seats. The Congress later shaped a coalition authorities headed by Kamal Nath. Nevertheless, the dispensation collapsed in March 2020 after a number of MLAs of Congress defected to BJP, paving the way in which for the saffron social gathering to return to energy underneath Shivraj Singh Chouhan.