Ahemdabad: Bhupendra Patel will stay the chief minister of Gujarat if BJP secures a majority within the subsequent month’s Meeting elections, senior get together chief and Union House Minister Amit Shah mentioned on Monday. Shah’s assertion makes it clear that Patel is the chief ministerial candidate of the BJP, which is eyeing the seventh consecutive time period within the residence state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah.
“If BJP will get a majority in Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel would be the subsequent chief minister,” Shah informed CNN-News18 right here.
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Patel changed Vijay Rupani because the chief minister in September 2021, a transfer that stunned many.
He’s the first-time MLA from the Ghatlodia constituency. He’s renominated from the identical seat.
AAP & Congress’ marketing campaign in Gujarat
Earlier, Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Social gathering had declared get together chief Isudan Gadhvi because the chief ministerial candidate after conducting a “public survey”. Congress has determined to not declare the CM face for the elections.
Voting for the entire of 182 seats in Gujarat shall be held in two phases on December 1 and 5. The counting of votes shall be taken up on December 8.
Within the 2017 polls, the BJP’s profitable tally got here down to 2 digits at 99 whereas the Congress bettered its efficiency by profitable 77 seats.
With its aggressive marketing campaign, AAP is projecting itself as the primary challenger to BJP within the state, the place polls have usually remained a bilateral contest between the saffron get together and Congress