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It's turned into a full-blown political war over Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan according Minister of State status to five Hindu religious leaders. While the state government called it a move to empower them for Narmada protection, Congress slammed the move as a political gimmick. Beyond the Hindu appeasement pitch... a Ghotala Yatra poster indicates the Babas were wooed with cabinet berths to stop them from protesting against the state government. The big question - is it outright Hindu appeasement or Chouhan's bid to silence the anger of the seers?