Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, who resigned as a formality after Thursday’s election win, will be nominated for the job once again today at a meeting of the BJP legislators ahead of his swearing-in ceremony on Monday, the party said.
Mr Patel filed his resignation along with his entire cabinet on Friday to pave the way for the formation of a new government in the state after the ruling BJP’s landslide victory in the state elections.
The BJP enlisted a noteworthy triumph in Gujarat by scoring a record 156 seats in the 182-part gathering.
Mr Patel, joined by Gujarat BJP boss C R Paatil and party’s main whip Pankaj Desai, gave over his abdication to Lead representative Acharya Devvrat at the Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar.
It was only a custom as the party has previously reported that Mr Patel will be the following boss priest of the state in front of the surveys.
On Thursday, the state BJP boss had emphasized that Mr Patel would keep the top post in the state and his swearing-in function would be hung on Monday.
“The lead representative had acknowledged the acquiescence of the central priest and his bureau. Till the arrangement of the new government, Patel will stay as the overseer boss clergyman,” Mr Desai told correspondents outside Raj Bhavan.
In a letter, Mr Paatil informed the lead representative that the BJP, which has won 156 out of 182 seats, hosts assembled a regulative gathering conference of all the recently chosen MLAs on Saturday morning for choose another pioneer, who will ultimately turn into the following Boss Pastor.
The gathering of MLAs will be held at 10 am on Saturday at the party central command Kamalam in Gandhinagar. The lead representative will be educated about the political race regarding another innovator in the early evening, for which we have looked for time from him. The swearing in of the new boss pastor and his bureau will happen according to the lead representative’s guidelines,” Mr Desai said.
Mr Paatil had reported that the swearing-in function of the new government will happen on Monday at the Helipad Ground in Gandhinagar.