Bhupendra Patel to take oath as Gujarat CM on Monday

BJP legislature meeting on Sunday chose Bhupendra Patel as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 23:47
Bhupendra Patel with Vijay Rupani (ANI Photo)

New Delhi: After the surprise resignation of Vijay Rupani, the BJP legislature meeting on Sunday chose Bhupendra Patel as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat. Patel, 59, is a BJP MLA from the Ghatlodia constituency. He will take oath as the Gujarat CM on Monday

Talking to reporters after the meeting, Vijay Rupani said that Bhupendra Patel is a capable leader. He added that they believe BJP will win the upcoming elections in the state under Patel's leadership.

This is to be noted that the party had sent Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to Gujarat as the party's central observer to the meeting. Several senior BJP leaders including Vijay Rupani were present during the meeting.


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