Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a host of issues in the state, including the drought situation. The Western Indian state will go to polls next year.
According to a report, the Bharatya Janata Party (BJP) may change her leadership ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.
Citing sources, the NDTV reported that the party may replace her ahead of the assembly elections in an effort to counter anti-incumbency sentiments.
“The BJP leadership in Delhi is worried about internal problems in the state BJP and may make her the governor,” the report said.
It said that Nitin Bhai Patel may be named as the new chief minister of Gujarat.
It is being speculated that Anandiben Patel may be made the Punjab Governor.
“A report on the measures has been submitted to PM Modi,” NDTV said citing a former chief minister of the state.