Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat

Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat

Daily Current Affairs   /   Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat

Change Language English Hindi

Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: September 13 2021

Share on facebook

·         Ghatlodia BJP MLA Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat today. State Governor Acharya Devvrat will administer the oath of office and secrecy to him at 2:20 pm at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar. Patel, 59, who became an MLA for the first time, was unanimously elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party yesterday.

·         He met the Governor in the evening and staked claim to form the new government in the state following the resignation of Vijay Rupani as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

·         Mr. Patel has previously served as the Chairman of the Memnagar Municipality in Ahmedabad and the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority.

·         He defeated Congress candidate Shashikant Patel by a margin of 1 lakh 17 thousand votes in the 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections from Ghatlodia constituency.

Important facts

About the chief minister

v  A chief minister is an elected or appointed head of government and - in most cases - a sub-national unit, for example an administrative subdivision or federal constituent unit.

Recent Post's
  • AK Khandelwal, General Manager, East Central Railway becomes member of Railway Board

    Read More....
  • Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw launches Annual Capacity Building Plan for integrated manpower development across Railways, Post, BSNL, and CSC.

    Read More....
  • A S Rajeev, MD of Bank of Maharashtra, appointed as Vigilance Commissioner by the government.

    Read More....
  • Kirin Rijiju adds a touch of tech-savvy to MoES Headquarters with a selfie point inauguration in New Delhi.

    Read More....
  • Former Maharashtra CM Manohar Joshi's legacy lives on as he passes away at 86.

    Read More....
  • International Gita Mahotsav to be held in Colombo from March 1.

    Read More....
  • Bharatanatyam exponent on Thanjavur temple launches in France.

    Read More....
  • CJI Inaugurates An Ayush Holistic Wellness Centre At The Supreme Court Premises In Delhi.

    Read More....
  • The seventh edition of the Asia Economic Dialogue will be held from Feb 23 till the 25th of February in Pune.

    Read More....
  • Central Excise Day is observed in India on February 24 every year to commemorate the establishment of the Central Excise and Salt Act in 1944.

    Read More....