Politics Congress names Kamal Nath as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Updated : December 14, 2018 07:15 AM IST On Wednesday, Nath’s colleague and party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was seen as a close contender to the CM’s chair, proposed his name. The Congress, which was locked in a tantalising see-saw battle with the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, has emerged as the single-largest party with 114 seats. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.