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The first Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh state was
1. Ravishankar Shukla
2. Shivaji Rao
3. Kailash Nath Katju
4. Dwarka Prasad Mishra

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Ravishankar Shukla

The correct answer is Ravishankar Shukla.

  • Following Madhya Pradesh's reorganisation on 1 November 1956, 18 people have served as its chief minister.
  • Twelve of these belonged to the Indian National Congress, including the inaugural officeholder Ravishankar Shukla.
  • The first non-Congress chief minister was Govind Narayan Singh who defected from the party and lead a Samyukta Vidhayak Dal government from 1967 to 1969.
  • Digvijaya Singh of the Congress became the first officeholder to serve two full five-year terms.
  • He was succeeded by Uma Bharti of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Madhya Pradesh's only woman chief minister.
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the Bharatiya Janata Party is the longest-serving and current incumbent.

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