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Vijay Rupani remains Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel to serve as deputy

Vijay Rupani remains Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel to serve as deputy

India Blooms News Service | 22 Dec 2017, 10:59 pm

Gandhinagar, Dec 22 (IBNS): Vijay Rupani will once again serve as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

Nitin Patel will work as the deputy Chief Minister of the state.

The announcement was made following a meeting of the BJP's newly-elected lawmakers

The central observer for the process was Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Rupani, along with deputy CM Nitin Patel and other cabinet members, tendered his resignation at the Raj Bhavan, paving the way for a new BJP government in the state.

In the recently concluded polls, BJP retained power by winning 99 seats-16 less than what it had in the last Assembly, in the 182-member House,  while the Congress claimed 77
.
Six seats went to others, including three Independents.

 

Image: Vijay Rupani Facebook page 

 

 

Vijay Rupani remains Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel to serve as deputy

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