"In Madhya Pradesh, there is no one from here or there. Whoever comes to the state, he stays on here. We don't call Madhya Pradesh the heart of India just like that. Isn't it right?" Chouhan tweeted in Hindi.
His remarks come after the newly-elected Chief Minister Kamal Nath said their government will give incentives to those industries that will give 70 per cent jobs to the locals.
(With inputs from agencies.)