Department of Public Relation:Government of Madhya Pradesh
Sushri Kusum Mehdele


Sushri Kusum Mehdele was born on August 15, 1943 at Panna. A BSc, LLB, Sushri Mehdele, is a lawyer by profession. She has special interest in tourism, reading and sports.

Sushri Kusum Mehdele was President of Bharatiya Janata Mahila Morcha thrice from 1984 to 1990. She was Vice-President of Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party twice in 1984-86 and 1995-96 and member of State Election Committee from 1984 to 1990 and till date from 1992. She was elected to 9th Vidhan Sabha in 1990 and was inducted into Shri Sundarlal Patwa’s Council of Ministers as Minister for Social Welfare, Women & Child Development. She was re-elected to 11th Vidhan Sabha in 1998 and third time to 12th Vidhan Sabha in 2003.

Sushri Mehdele was inducted in Shri Babulal Gaur’s Council of Ministers on June 1, 2005 as Minister for Women & Child Development and Revenue.

She was again inducted in Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Council of Ministers as Minister on December 4, 2005.

Sushri Kusum Mehdele was elected to 14th Vidhan Sabha in December 2013. She took oath as Cabinet Minister on December 21, 2013.