Senior BJP chief Bhupendra Patel — identified to be a protege of former Main Minister Anandiben Patel — will succeed Vijay Rupani as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. When he was elected the chief of the legislature get together after a conference, it is believed that the prospect was picked by Key Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Amit Shah.
The MLA from Ghatlodia seat — held previously by Anandiben Patel — was the section of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and the Ahmedabad Urban Progress Authority.
Vijay Rupani stepped down on Saturday — 15 months in advance of the state elections — in a shock go amid whispers that his managing of the 2nd wave of Covid and his type of operating experienced upset the Central management.
He was the fourth Main Minister to be replaced in the BJP ruled states so considerably this year.
Other people who walked the exact route includes BS Yediyurappa in Karnataka in July. In Uttarakhand, Tirath Singh Rawat stop barely 4 months after replacing Trivendra Rawat.
In Gujarat, Mr Rupani was mounted in 2016 — 16 months forward of elections — soon after the removal of Anandiben Patel.