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MP: Twitterati all praise for Shivraj Singh Chouhan on maintaining dignity of office

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New Delhi, Dec 12: From labelling him a 'BJP stalwart in Vajpayee mould' to the 'people's chief minister', Twitter and political pundits were all praise for Shivraj Singh Chouhan. People commented on the fact how Chouhan set the bar too high for even for his own party colleagues.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Earlier in the day, two-time Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan submitted his resignation to Governor Anadiben Patel after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) failed to secure the majority votes in assembly election results declared today on December 12.

The BJP won 109 seats in Madhya Pradesh assembly, coming second to the Congress that secured 114 seats. The Congress that remained just two seats short of the majority mark of 116 in the 230-member Madhya Pradesh assembly was offered support by Mayawati today to form the government.

Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) won 2 seats in the assembly. Announcing her decision to ally with the Congress in MP, Mayawati said that the aim was to oust the BJP and strengthen the anti-Modi front.

Akhilesh Yadav of Samajwadi Party that won one seat also said that it will support the Congress.

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