He was angry with the Centre for not releasing a relief package for farmers whose crops were affected by frost.
Chouhan mentioned the demands such as provision of adequate coal for power generation in the state, allocation of funds under Indira Awas Yojna (IAY) and supply of food grains for BPL families.
The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister said he told the Prime Minister that till date no Central team had visited the state for assessing damage to crops due to the frost.
Chouhan also demanded that for the purpose of relief under crop insurance scheme, individual farmers, instead of a particular region should be treated as a unit.
BJP had made elaborate arrangements for the fast, installing facilities for the secretariat staff, and for holding Cabinet meeting at the venue. Huge tents had been put up.
Senior BJP leaders including the party’s national general secretaries, Thavar Chand Gehlot and Narendra Singh Tomar, former Chief Ministers Sunderlal Patwa, Kailash Joshi and Babulal Gaur, former Union Minister Sumitra Mahajan and the state BJP president Prabhat Jha were present on the occasion.