In the Gujarat BJP Legislature Party meeting, before the election of the next Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has said that the CM should be such that the whole of Gujarat recognizes it.He said that there is no race for the chief minister's post, the party leaders are churning for it and whose name is stamped by the high command will be the most acceptable chief minister.
After the sudden resignation of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday, there is a huge stir in the political circles of Gujarat.No, there is a lot of curiosity across the state about the name of the Chief Minister, the same political developments in Gandhinagar are changing rapidly after Rupani's resignation.
BJP directed all its MLAs to reach Gandhinagar, after which party MLAs and senior leaders are reaching Gandhinagar since Sunday night.The meeting of the BJP Legislature Party will be held at the State BJP Office Shri Kalam at 3:00 PM.
It is believed that in the presence of the party's central observers, consent will be taken in the name of the new Chief Minister.Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah is also discussed to be present in this meeting.
Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Prahlad Joshi were appointed as central observers for the election of the new chief minister of Gujarat, both leaders have reached Gandhinagar.Tomar said that the leader of the new legislature party would be elected after discussions with the party's MLAs and state leaders, a meeting of the legislature party would be held, in the same meeting, the name of the Chief Minister of Gujarat state would be announced.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who is being said to be at the forefront of the Chief Minister's race, has clarified that his name is in discussion for the Chief Minister's post due to seniority in the party and the government.He also said that the Chief Minister should be accepted by all the society and in Gujarat, there should be such a leader who recognizes him.Nitin Patel said that there is no race in the party for the chief minister's post, whoever assigns this responsibility to the central high command will be acceptable to all.
Nitin Patel said that the party would prefer a strong leadership and before the selection of the new Chief Minister all the members of the Legislature Party have been called to the party office.The party will choose the most popular leader as the next Chief Minister.Central Inspector Bhupendra Yadav will also play an important role in this.Rupani resigned from his post only after discussions with the Union General Secretary BL Santosh and Yadav.There is also a discussion in the political circles that the name of the next Chief Minister has almost been decided by the Central High Command, his name will be announced from the envelope in the meeting of the Legislature Party.BJP can also elect two Deputy Chief Ministers in this legislature party meeting to solve the caste equation.In case a Patidar leader is elected for the post of Chief Minister, OBC Scheduled Tribe or Scheduled Caste leader can be elected for the Deputy Chief Minister.
It is known that apart from Nitin Patel as the next Chief Minister of Gujarat, Union Minister Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister Mansukh Mandviya, State BJP Vice President Govardhan Zadafia and Diu Daman and Dadra Nagar Haveli Administrator Praful Patel's name is most discussed.The BJP high command has been surprising everyone with political decisions and it will not be a big deal if someone outside these names is elected as the next Chief Minister of Gujarat.Gujarat's Forest Minister Ganpat Singh Vasava, Labor Minister Dilip Thakor, former MP Shambhu Prasad Tundia's name are most discussed for Deputy Chief Minister.
Rupani submitted his resignation shortly after the Patidars demonstrated their strength in a function organized at Sardar Dham of Vishnu Patidar Samaj on Sunday.Social workers and some youths of the Patidar community have taken to the streets in the Science City area of Ahmedabad with banners demanding that Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel be made the next Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Meanwhile, security at the residence of Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has been beefed up.A meeting of the BJP Legislature Party will be held at 3:00 pm, in which the new leader will be elected.