Bhupendra Patel as Gujarat’s new Chief Minister

By | September 12, 2021

Bhupendra Patel as Gujarat’s new Chief Minister

The BJP has announced the new Chief Minister of Gujarat following the resignation of Vijay Rupani on Saturday. Bhupendra Patel will be the new CM of Gujarat. The announcement was made after a meeting of the BJP Legislative Party in Gandhinagar.

Bhupendra Patel as Gujarat’s new Chief Minister

Bhupendra Patel to be new Chief Minister of Gujarat after Vijay Rupani resignsBhartiya Janata Party on Sunday picked Bhupendra Patel as the next Gujarat’s Chief Minister.

BJP core committee meeting concluded at Kamalam concluded with naming Patel as the new CM.

The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has submitted his resignation letter to Governor Acharya Devvrat at the Raj Bhawan.

Bhupendra Patel is an elected representative from the Ghatlodiya assembly constituency in Gujarat. He had won by a margin of over 1,17,000 votes against Shashikant Patel from the Congress party. The seat was held by UP Governor and former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel.

Earlier on Saturday, Vijay Rupani had announced his resignation as the Chief Minister of Gujarat in a sudden announcement. The announcement was made after the media was urgently summoned at the Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar.

“I have resigned from the post of Gujarat Chief Minister,” Vijay Rupani had told the media after meeting Governor Acharya Devvrat. “I have conveyed my wishes to work in party organization under the leadership of Prime Minister and under the guidance of BJP chief,” he had added.

The reasons for the resignation are not entirely clear but it is speculated that his health might have contributed to the decision. Bhupendra Patel is the BJP’s third Chief Minister in the state since Narendra Modi became Chief Minister.

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