Gandhinagar: There is a long list of leaders for the post of Chief Minister of Gujarat. After the resignation of CM Vijay Rupani a year before the Gujarat Assembly elections, BJP will find a new Chief Minister today. BJP has called a meeting of the legislature party today to elect a new leader of the legislature party. Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has reached Ahmedabad as a central observer. Another supervisor Tarun Chugh is also present with him. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi is also going to reach today. Union Home Minister Amit Shah also reached Ahmedabad on Thursday.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani resigned on Saturday. Elections are due in Gujarat in 2022 and it is believed that the BJP does not want to bet on Vijay Rupani. However, some people said that Gujarat Govt. is completely failed in fighting against corona in the state, this is the major reason for the resignation. After Rupani’s resignation, the BJP is going to hold a meeting of the legislature party today regarding who will sit on the chief minister’s chair in the state.
Among the names that are being discussed in the race for the new Chief Minister of Gujarat, the names of Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, and Purushottam Rupala are at the forefront of the race. All of them come from the Patel community. Gordhan Jhadafia’s name is also running for the chief minister’s post, but Mandaviya and Nitin Patel are being considered at the forefront of this race. With this another name in the race, he is Gujarat BJP President CR Patil.
Patil said I am not in the race:
Patil is a three-time MP from Navsari. He is also considered a trusted close friend of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Meanwhile, CR Patil released a video on Twitter and said that he is not in the race for Chief Minister. According to the video of Patil, he tries to clarify that he is not in the race of Chief minister. Together with Vijay Rupani and the new Chief Minister appointed by the party, we will achieve our target of winning 182 seats out of 182 in the next assembly elections and work to strengthen the party.
Legislature party meeting today:
Gujarat BJP Legislature Party meeting may be held today. Bharatiya Janata Party’s state spokesperson Yamal Vyas said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah may attend the legislature party meeting with central observers. Vyas told reporters after a meeting with senior leaders including party national general secretary B L Santhosh and Union minister Bhupendra Yadav at party headquarters Kamalam here.
The BJP Legislature Party is likely to meet on Sunday, but we will be able to confirm it only after the (party’s) Central Parliamentary Board apprises us of the exact timing of the meeting, he said. All BJP MLAs will be present at the meeting. He said that the new Chief minister may be decided in the meeting.
Vyas said that Vijay Rupani works hard of taking Gujarat state to new heights by doing developments works as a chief minister. He said that this is the normal process in the BJP… He will be given a new responsibility. He was the first state chief, then became the chief minister and now he will take on a new responsibility.
Congress has claimed that the development has exposed the internal battle of BJP in various states and the failure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah after Vijay Rupani’s resignation as Gujarat Chief Minister. The party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also said that the time has come to “liberate Gujarat from the BJP”.
He tweeted that two things have come to the fore today. First, BJP has an internal battle in its ruled states, be it Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, or Assam. Second, the media remains to focus his eyes on the BJP’s opponent ruled states.
Surjewala claimed that it shows the failure of Modi and Amit Shah. The Chief Minister made by him, Vijay Rupani, disappointed Gujarat and its people after five years. Modi Ji also has the responsibility of this.” He asserted, “The time has come to get rid of the crooked BJP and its leadership from the karma Bhoomi of Gandhi-Patel. Congress spokesperson Gaurav Vallabh tweeted that after Trivendra Singh Rawat, Tirath Singh Rawat, BS Yediyurappa, now Vijay Rupani will also join BJP’s guiding board.
TMC said to be made a scapegoat:
The Trinamool Congress on Saturday alleged that Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was made a “scapegoat” and resigned due to excessive infighting in the state BJP.
TMC’s Rajya Sabha member Sukhendu Shekhar Roy said news reports that there has been misrule in Gujarat during the BJP’s rule, but this was not the reason behind Rupani’s sudden resignation and his resignation was due to excessive infighting in the saffron party’s state unit. has come to walk He said that we are surprised that why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not resigning despite the failure of BJP rule on all sides in the country.