Bhopal, Dec 13: Outgoing Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said that ” I will not go to the centre, I’ll live in and die in Madhya Pradesh.
His remarks come a day after, Chouhan resigned from his post following a nail-biting defeat in the State.
Taking moral responsibility for the defeat in the Madhya Pradesh assembly polls, the outgoing Chief Minister yesterday stated that the BJP will now play the role of a “vigilant and constructive opposition”.
Outgoing Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan: I will not go to centre, I’ll live in Madhya Pradesh and die in Madhya Pradesh. pic.twitter.com/3J1I3Cuyao
— ANI (@ANI) December 13, 2018
In the recently held assembly elections, the Congress fell two short of the halfway mark when it won 114 seats and the BJP secured 109 seats.
Though, with the support of three MLAs of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) and four Independents, the Congress is all set to form the government in Madhya Pradesh.