Gujarat News CM LIVE Updates: After the resignation of Vijay Rupani in Gujarat, the election of the new Chief Minister will be held on Sunday. Party Legislature Party meeting will be held in Gandhinagar. The high command has sent Narendra Singh Tomar and Prahlad Joshi as observers. Legislature party meeting will be held in Gandhinagar. According to sources, the names of Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel, State Agriculture Minister RC Faldu, Union Ministers Purushottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandaviya are being considered for the new Chief Minister. Praful Patel, the administrator of Diu-Daman and former Minister of State for Home of Gujarat, has also been called to Gandhinagar on Sunday. He is also being seen as the chief ministerial candidate. In the political circles of Saurashtra, the name of BJP Vice President Gordhan Zadafia is also discussed a lot.
Gujarat News CM LIVE Updates: Rupani suddenly resigned
Earlier on Saturday, the nation was shocked when Vijay Rupani submitted his resignation from the post of Chief Minister to the Governor. Senior Gujarat BJP leaders held a meeting at the party office in Gandhinagar after Vijay Rupani’s resignation. The MLAs were asked to reach the state capital by Saturday night.
Soon after Rupani’s resignation was announced, BJP general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh and Gujarat state unit in-charge Bhupendra Yadav met party functionaries. Party sources said the issue of Rupani’s successor would be discussed in the legislature party meeting to be held on Sunday.
3rd CM changed in 3 months
Within three months, the BJP has handed over the chief minister’s post to Basavaraj Bommai in place of BS Yeddyurappa in Karnataka and Pushkar Singh Dhami in place of Tirath Singh Rawat in Uttarakhand. Tirath Singh Rawat resigned on July 2, while Yediyurappa resigned on July 26.