- Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister was praising the PM on the surgical strikes
- He also congratulated the Army for the operation
- Mr Chouhan added PM was driving force behind India's high growth rate
"Now, the chest is not 56 inches but 100 inches," Mr Chouhan said at the inaugural session of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) convention in Bhopal.
"Our growth rate is higher than China's. You all have seen an example of strong India recently," he added.
"Congratulations to our Army, congratulations to Narendra Modi-ji. Now, the chest is not 56 inches but 100 inches," Mr Chouhan said.
He said that a "new India" has now emerged and Madhya Pradesh, too, is playing its role in the country's development. The Chief Minister attended the inaugural session of the convention along with Union Minister Kalraj Mishra and Ministers of State Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary and Giriraj Singh.
"The country is buzzing with development activities under the strong leadership of (PM) Modi," he said.
"MP's growth rate is the highest in the country and agriculture growth rate highest in the world. The state, which was power-starved a decade ago, now has surplus energy," he said.