Vijay Rupani to be new Gujarat Chief Minister

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Ahmedabad, Aug 5 (IANS) State BJP president Vijay Rupani is to be the new Gujarat Chief Minister, replacing Anandiben Patel who resigned earlier this week.

Nitin Patel, the senior-most minister in the Anandiben Patel cabinet, will be the Deputy Chief Minister.

This was decided at a state party meeting, chaired by BJP President Amit Shah, here.

Nitin Patel was holding the health portfolio and is the state government spokesperson.

–IANS

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