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Bhajan Lal Sharma: A fresh face takes the helm as Rajasthan’s Chief Minister

The decision was made following a crucial meeting today, which included party observers Rajnath Singh, Vinod Tawde, and Saroj Pandey, along with Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister and Rajasthan BJP Election in-charge Pralhad Joshi.

Rajnath Singh, Vinod Tavde, and Saroj Pandey have been appointed as party observers specifically for Rajasthan, underlining the significance of this decision for the BJP. The move comes in the wake of the recent state assembly elections, where the Congress suffered significant losses in key states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, impacting the party's prospects for the 2024 elections.

The Rajasthan polls, held on November 25, covered 199 seats out of 200 assembly seats, with the election in the Karanpur constituency adjourned due to the unfortunate passing of Congress candidate Gurmeet Singh Koonar. In this political landscape, Bhajan Lal Sharma's elevation to the Chief Minister's position reflects the BJP's strategic response to the shifting dynamics within the state.

The BJP secured a notable victory in the recent assembly polls, claiming 115 seats out of 199, resulting in the ousting of the incumbent Ashok Gehlot government. In contrast, the Congress, which had won 99 seats in 2018, faced a significant setback with only 69 seats in the recent elections. Bhajan Lal Sharma's selection as Chief Minister thus signifies a new chapter in Rajasthan's political narrative.

All about new CM of Rajsthan

Bhajanlal Sharma, aged 55, with an M.A. in Political Science, has devoted 35 years to politics, beginning his journey as an active member of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) during his secondary education in Nadbai. His leadership skills led to his role in the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in 1991-92, eventually becoming the Sarpanch of Gram Panchayat Attari at the age of 27.

Over the years, he held prominent positions, including District Minister and President for BJYM, District President and Minister for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bharatpur, and elevated roles within the party at the state level, serving as State Vice President (2014-2016) and currently as State General Secretary. Recently, he has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan, marking a significant milestone in his illustrious political career

As Bhajan Lal Sharma steps into the shoes of leadership, the expectations for delivering on electoral promises, addressing key issues, and navigating the complex political landscape of Rajasthan will undoubtedly shape the trajectory of his tenure. The political landscape of the state is poised for change, and all eyes are on the new Chief Minister to see how he steers Rajasthan into the next phase of governance.

by Ranu Jain

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