Gujarat has got a new Chief Minister. Bhupendra Patel took oath on Monday at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar. During this, Chief Ministers and senior leaders of many BJP-ruled states including Home Minister Amit Shah were present. According to media reports, some changes can also be made in the cabinet.
Bhupendra Patel took oath in front of a large number of supporters present at Raj Bhavan. The governor administered him the oath of the chief minister’s post. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, former CM Vijay Rupani were also present on the stage. Amit Shah congratulated Bhupendra by giving a bouquet. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Chief Ministers of BJP ruled states were also present in this function.
Bhupendra Patel took the blessings of saints and saints in Swaminarayan Gurukul before taking oath. According to tradition, he also worshiped cows. He also met Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel at his residence. At the same time, Amit Shah reached here by plane.
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In the political circles of Gujarat, with Bhupendra becoming the CM before the upcoming elections, there is talk of Anandiben growing in stature. Bhupendra Patel, a dedicated worker of BJP and RSS, comes from the Patidar community. The Patidars were said to be angry with the BJP. In such a situation, Bhupendra Patel will have a big responsibility to bring the party back to power by winning the elections.
In the 2017 assembly elections, Patel defeated Congress candidate Shashikant Patel by nearly one lakh 17 thousand votes. According to the information, there is no criminal case against 59-year-old Bhupendra Patel. Before contesting the assembly elections, he was active in local politics. He has also been the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and the Chairman of the Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority.