Vijay Rupani To Continue As Gujarat Chief Minister
KalingaTV News Network
Gandhinagar: Vijay Rupani will continue as the Chief Minister of Gujarat and Nitin Patel will retain the post of Deputy Chief Minister, announced senior BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Friday.
Addressing the media, Jaitley said, “Vijay Rupani was unanimously chosen as Legislature party leader in Gujarat and Nitin Bhai Patel as the deputy Legislature party leader in a meeting today”
“We will inform you all about the swearing in soon,” he added.
The development came after a meeting of BJP’s newly elected MLAs at the party’s state headquarters here. Party’s central observers Arun Jaitley and Saroj Pandey attended the meeting.
My sincere gratitude to Honourable PM Shri @narendramodi Ji & BJP President Shri @AmitShah Ji for reposing trust & confidence in a humble Karyakarta like me. I also thank @BJP4Gujarat legislative party for sustaining trust.
— Vijay Rupani (@vijayrupanibjp) December 22, 2017
The BJP had registered a sixth straight Assembly poll win in the key western state on December 18, winning 99 seats in the 182-member House.