Jaipur, Feb 25 (IANS) A meeting of the Kirad Mahasabha held in Kota on Sunday witnessed a melee for some time after Sadhna Singh, wife of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, was named its President.
The 11th convention of the body was addressed by Chouhan as also Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia, who was the chief guest on the occasion.
The trouble started when a group of persons present at the function did not appreciate the announcement made at the fag end of the convention about Chouhan's wife Sadhna Singh becoming the mahasabha chief, creating a ruckus for a while.
However, police presence helped the situation from turning ugly, informed sources said. The event was chaired by Chouhan.
Earlier, speaking at the convention, she talked of ambitious schemes introduced in the state for the welfare of farmers and growth of villages.
"Loans of Rs 50,000 have been waived off, which will benefit 25 lakh farmers in Rajasthan," she added.