Bhupendrabhai Rajnikantbhai Patel, popularly known as Dada among his supporters, will take oath as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat today (Monday) afternoon.It is to be known that on Saturday, Vijay Rupani had resigned from the top post of Chief Minister.59-year-old BJP leader Bhupendra Patel was unanimously selected for the post of Chief Minister in the Gujarat BJP Legislature Party meeting on Sunday.103 BJP MLAs were present in this meeting.On Monday, only the oath of office of the Chief Minister will be administered, while the swearing-in program of the members of the cabinet will be done after two days.
According to the information received, Home Minister Amit Shah will also be present in this oath-taking ceremony. Amit Shah will reach Ahmedabad at 12.30 pm to participate in the swearing-in ceremony.Let us tell you that Bhupendra Patel has a strong influence in the Patidar society.BJP has prepared them to win the upcoming elections.
Patel was never a minister in the state government
Bhupendra Patel has never been a minister in the state government before.Similarly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had never been a minister before becoming the Chief Minister of Gujarat 20 years ago.Narendra Modi was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat on 7 October 2001.After this, he was elected MLA on 24 February 2002 by winning the by-election to the Rajkot assembly seat.Let us inform you that most of the 112 BJP MLAs in the 182-member assembly were present in this meeting.
Journey from municipality to the top post in state politics
Bhupendra Patel has traveled from the municipal level leader to the top post in the politics of the state.He is known to be a soft-spoken worker.Let us tell you that in the political circles, the name of Bhupendra Patel was not among the top leaders whose names were being speculated for the post of Chief Minister.