The Indian President Shri Ram Nath Kovind Ji has chosen Uttar Pradesh state Governor Shri Mati Anandiben Patel as Governor of Madhya Pradesh. because the Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon Ji has passed away. as a result, President Kovind selected Anandiben to take functions as Governor using his powers by Articles 155 and 160 of the Constitution.
On 28th June 2020, Patel was serving as an additional charge of Madhya Pradesh due to absence on leave of Governor Lalji Tandon. apart from this, Patel has served as Chief Minister of Gujarat and became first female chief minister of the state to do this.