Kamal Nath to be sworn-in as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister on December 17

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath will take oath as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17. 

The ceremony will take place at Lal Parade Ground here around 1.30 pm, Nath told reporters outside Raj Bhavan. 

Kamal Nath, along with senior Congress leaders, including Digvijay Singh, Vivek Tankha and others met Governor Anandiben Patel today at Raj Bhavan.

The Congress won 114 seats in the 230-member House, the poll results of which were declared on December 11. 

The party has secured support of a total of 121 MLAs, including Samajwadi Party (SP) – one, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) – two and also of four independents, to cross the majority mark of 116 seats. 

The party on Thursday night had named Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh’s next chief minister.