Digvijaya Singh is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) who became a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha on 10 April 2014. From 2004 to 2018, he served as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee. He has served as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for two terms (1993-2003).In an interview, Digvijaya disclosed that he received an offer from Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia to join Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) in 1970. BJS was an Indian right-wing political party extending from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that existed from 1951 to 1977. Digvijaya said that Rajmata had sent him on a tour along with her son Madhavrao Scindia and Kailash Sarang, but the two failed to convince him to join the party.Digvijaya Singh is the first Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh to serve two full five-year terms.During his tenure as CM of Madhya Pradesh, the state secured three prestigious international awards for development achievements. In 1998, the Education Guarantee Scheme won the Gold Award from CAPAM (Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management) in Kuala Lumpur for universalising access to primary education. The Gyandoot project was presented with the Stockholm challenge information technology (IT) award in 2000 for public service and democracy. Rogi Kalyan Samiti ( Patients’ Welfare Society) initiative won the Global Development Network Award for breathing a new life in government-run hospitals and health institutions through people’s participation.Although he won the Raghogarh Assembly seat in 2003, but the overall defeat of BJP in the legislative assembly elections led Singh to go into exile refraining from electoral politics for the next ten years. After the end of exile, in 2014, Digvijaya Singh expressed his wish to contest the Lok Sabha polls from the Vidisha constituency. Back then, the seat was represented by the BJP leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj. However, he was instead elected as a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh in the same year.In April 2014, Digvijaya Singh and Amrita Rai’s affair made headlines when an intimate picture of the couple went viral on the internet. To put a halt to indecent remarks and criticism, Digvijaya took to Twitter and announced that he was in a relationship with Amrita and intended to marry her. He tweeted, I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case…Once that is decided we would formalise it. But I do condemn encroachment in our private life.”.Previously, Amrita Rai was married to Anand Pradhan, an associate professor of journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi.He served as the director of the Central Cooperative Bank, Guna from 1976 to 1978.His name is also spelt as Digvijay Singh The Economic Times and Dig Vijay Singh. Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election Results in 1977.He has served as the President of the Guna Central Lions Club.