Gandhinagar, (Gujarat) Feb. 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party president Amit Shah on Friday congratulate former Gujarat Transport Minister Vijay Rupani on being appointed as the new party chief in Gujarat.
“Congratulations to Sh @vijayrupanibjp ji on becoming President of @BJP_Gujarat. I’m sure under his leadership party will further strengthen,” Shah tweeted.
Rupani was elected unanimously as only one nomination was filed by filed by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, which was supported by other cabinet ministers.
Rupani is a cabinet minister holding important portfolios including limewater resources, transport and labour and employment.
Earlier this morning, Rupani had visited Rashtriya Swaymsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarter of Gujarat in Ahmedabad and also met senior RSS functionaries.
He also sought former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel’s guidance and blessings for his new responsibilities. (ANI)