Raje, who is fighting for another term in office, said a leader who had close relations with her family could not control his language.
It is important, the chief minister asserted, that the Election Commission takes cognisance of this and sets an example so people don't repeat such a thing in future.
A video of Yadav was circulated on social media, with many labelling his comments crass and misogynistic.
Calling Raje a daughter of Madhya Pradesh, he said people need to give her some rest as she was very tired. She was thin earlier, and was now fat, he is heard as saying.
Raje's sharp response to Yadav's remarks came on a day the state is voting for a new assembly. The votes will be counted on December 11.
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