Shivraj Singh Chouhan gets emotional while saying goodbye after 15 years

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Dec 12: Outgoing chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan was an emotional man when he talked to the press today. Otherwise known to be a vivacious and an energetic who never shows his low side, was visibly an upset man Wednesday. He bid an emotional adieu to the chief minister's post, which he donned for three continuous terms. He is among the long-serving chief ministers of the country. But this adieu was with a vow, a vow to bounce back again.Shivraj Singh Chauhan promised that he will back once again, to serve the state and its people reiterating that he had taken the cudgels of the state when the state of affairs in Madhya Pradesh was in shambles.The Congress is all set to form the government in Madhya Pradesh with the support of three MLAs of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) and four Independents.Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath met Governor Anandiben Patel to stake claim to form the government that was made easier by the resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who conceded defeat.After submitting his resignation to the Governor, Chouhan said: "I have tendered my resignation to the Governor. The responsibility of defeat is totally mine."The Congress fell two short of the halfway mark when it won 114 seats as the battle went to the wire on Tuesday, with the BJP securing 109 seats in the 230-member Assembly.The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party, which contested on their own bagged two and one seats, respectively in the final tally in Madhya Pradesh.Four Independent candidates, most of whom were Congress rebels also won the election.Congress, which was on slippery grounds till early morning today witnessed supports pouring from all corners, the BSP, the SP the Independents. So far so good.