Department of Public Relation:Government of Madhya Pradesh
Shri Gopal Bhargava  

Shri Gopal Bhargava was born on July 1, 1952 at Rahli in Sagar district. He is BSc, LLB. Shri Bhargava has been associated with social work from an early age. He conducted a number of activities and actively participated in agitations in favour of labourers, farmers and bidi workers. He is an agriculturist. A man of action, Shri Bhargava had to go to jail as a result of political agitations.

Shri Bhargava has been essaying significant roles in political activities. He was Chairman of Gadhakota Nagar Palika from 1982 to 1984. Shri Bhargava was elected to Vidhan Sabha in 1985. He evinced keen interest in development of his constituency as an MLA. He has been elected to Vidhan Sabha continuously since 1985.

Shri Bhargava became Cabinet Minister in Sushri Uma Bharti’s Council of Ministers in 2003 and was given portfolios of Agriculture, Revenue, Religious Trusts & Endowment, Relief and Cooperatives. After Cabinet reshuffle on June 28, 2004, he was given portfolio of Agriculture and Cooperatives.

Shri Bhargava was inducted as Minister in Shri Babulal Gaur’s Council of Ministers on August 27, 2004.

Shri Bhargava was sworn-in as Minister in Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Council of Ministers on December 4, 2005. Shri Bhargava was given portfolios of Agriculture and Cooperatives. He was elected consecutively for 6th time to Vidhan Sabha in year 2008 and inducted as Minister in Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Council of Ministers.

Shri Gopal Bhargava was re-elected to Vidhan Sabha from Rahli constituency in year 2013. He took oath as Cabinet Minister on December 21, 2013.