Gujarat MLAs to decide next CM, Amit Shah not in contention: BJP

BJP Parliamentary Board meet was held at PM Narendra Modi's official residence on Wednesday to finalise on the next Gujarat CM. ​Know details of the meet.

Last Updated: Aug 03, 2016, 10:44 AM IST
Gujarat MLAs to decide next CM, Amit Shah not in contention: BJP

New Delhi: BJP Parliamentary Board meet was held at 7, Race Course Road, PM Narendra Modi's official residence on Wednesday to finalise on the next Gujarat CM. 

Here are all the details:-

- No question of Amit Shah ji. Party wants him to lead us in national politics: Venkaiah Naidu on next Gujarat CM

- Nitin Gadkari and Saroj Pandey appointed observers, they will go to Gujarat and hold meetings, decision on next CM then: Venkaiah Naidu

- BJP Parliamentary Board accepts resignation of Anandiben Patel

 Anandiben to meet Gujarat governor to submit her resignation

- Anandiben has presented an example before others; she has done excellent development work in in Gujarat, says Venkiah Naidu 

- Saroj Pandey and Nitin Gadkari will go to Gujarat as observers to meet people to take call on the next Gujarat CM

- BJP chief Amit Shah will give final nod for the next CM

- Amit Shah will remain BJP president

- Centre to send 2 observers to Gujarat; Union Minister Venkiah Naidu likely to give a statement

-  BJP Parliamentary Board's meet ends; sources say Vijay Rupani has emerged as top choice to be next Gujarat CM

- Reportedly, Amit Shah also wants Vijay Rupani as CM; Rupani is presently the chief of Gujarat BJP

- RSS has advised BJP to pick strong CM saying that Gujarat polls are more important than UP elections

- Current BJP chief of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani has emerged as the top choice for the CM, say sources

- BJP Parliamentary Board meeting under way at PM's residence

- BJP leaders arrive at 7, RCR for Parliamentary Board meet

- BJP Parliamentary Board meeting to be held at 9 AM

- Reports say that Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has told BJP to keep some points in mind while picking the next CM of Gujarat

 

 

 

- Meanwhile, reports also said that BJP president Amit Shah wants Vijay Rupani to be next Gujarat CM

Anandiben offered to resign

In a sudden move ahead of Assembly polls, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, who is in the midst of several challenges, on Monday had offered to resign, saying it was time for new leadership to take over since she is soon going to turn 75.