Gandhinagar, Dec 10: A gathering of the newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) MLAs in Gujarat started right here on Saturday to select a brand new legislative celebration chief, who will take over as the following chief minister of the state.
The assembly is underway on the BJP’s state headquarters ‘Kamalam’.
Bhupendra Patel, 60, on Friday resigned because the chief minister alongside together with his total cupboard to pave the best way for formation of a brand new authorities within the state after the ruling BJP gained a landslide victory within the simply concluded Meeting elections. Gujarat: BJP to Kind Authorities for seventh Straight Time period on December 12, CM Bhupendra Patel and 20 Cupboard Ministers to Take Oath.
Senior BJP leaders Rajnath Singh, B S Yediyurappa and Arjun Munda are current for the assembly because the celebration’s central observers. The assembly to select a brand new chief is alleged to be only a formality because the celebration has already introduced that Patel, who gained a second straight time period from the Ghatlodia Meeting seat in Ahmedabad district by 1.92 lakh votes, will stay the chief minister.
Patel had changed Vijay Rupani as Gujarat chief minister in September final yr. The celebration has already introduced that the swearing-in ceremony of the brand new authorities will happen on December 12, the place Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Residence Minister Amit Shah will likely be current together with chief ministers of BJP-ruled states. BJP’s Document Win in Gujarat Exhibits It is Favorite for 2024 Lok Sabha Elections; Himachal Pradesh Loss Offers Glimmer of Hope to Congress.
The BJP registered a historic victory in Gujarat by clinching 156 seats within the 182-member Home on Thursday, a lot increased than its tally of 99 seats in 2017. Gujarat BJP chief C R Paatil had earlier introduced that Bhupendra Patel would proceed because the chief minister and the swearing-in ceremony of the brand new authorities will happen on Monday on the Helipad Floor in Gandhinagar.