June 17, 2024

Bhupendra Patel elected as Gujarat new CM

12 September 2021| TITN Team
Share

Bhupendra Patel was elected as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat on Sunday; Patel – MLA from Gatlodia; Patel (55) was unanimously elected leader of the BJP legislative party; His name was suggested by CM Vijay Rupani, whose resignation on Saturday surprised many.
Patel won elections for the 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly in the Gatlodia constituency, defeating congressional candidate Shashikant Patel.

Vijay Rupani (65) stepped down as prime minister on Saturday. It remains unclear what has driven development in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hometown, where elections for the 182-member National Assembly will be held next December.
Rupani (65), the fourth senior minister to retire in states run by the BJP during the coronavirus pandemic, was sworn in as minister, his second term as CM in December 2017.
I resigned as Minister of Gujarat, Rupani told reporters after meeting with Governor Acharya Devvrat and submitting his resignation letter.