11 Facts About Shivraj Singh

1. Shivraj Singh is the 7th recipient of this award, which carries Rs 1.11 lakh and is given by spiritual leader Bhaiyyuji Maharaj's Shree Sadguru Datta Dharmik Evam Parmarthik Trust for bringing qualitative changes in lives of common people, poor and downtrodden.

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2. Shivraj Singh was elected as Chief Minister of MP for a third term.

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3. Shivraj Singh was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha in 2004, with a margin of over 260,000 votes.

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4. Shivraj Singh was a member of Consultative Committee, ministry of Communications from 2000 to 2004.

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5. At that time, Shivraj Singh contested polls unsuccessfully against the incumbent Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh from Raghogarh.

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6. Shivraj Singh was first elected to the State Assembly from Budhni Constituency in 1990.

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7. Shivraj Singh was elected President of the Model School Students Union in 1975.

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8. Shivraj Singh is married to Sadhna Singh and they have two sons Kartrikey and Kunal.

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9. Shivraj Singh was a five-time Member of Parliament, representing Vidisha in the Lok Sabha from 1991 to 2006 before resigning for assembly re-election as per the rules of holding CM office.

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10. Shivraj Singh joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1972, as a 13-year-old.

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11. Shivraj Singh replaced Babulal Gaur as chief minister on 29 November 2005.

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