Bhupendra Patel to be new Gujarat CM, know more about this Ghatlodia MLA
Bhupendra Patel was unanimously elected the BJP legislature party leader on Sunday in Gandhinagar.
Ahmedabad. The BJP has chosen Ghatlodia MLA Bhupendra Rajinikanth Patel as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Patel, seen as a protege of former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, is a BJP MLA from Ghatlodia constituency. He had won the 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections defeating Congress candidate Shashikant Patel. He was a part of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and the Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority.
Know more about this Ghatlodia MLA
As per the details given in the last election there is no criminal case against Bhupendra Patel. His assets are stated to be Rs 5,19,58,735 while his liabilities are Rs 69,55,707. His profession is stated to be a consulting engineering company Vihaan Associates. 57 year old Bhupendra is 12th passed.
According to site Creditwatch, Bhupendra Rajinikanth Patel was an additional director in a private company named Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited in Ahmedabad in 2016.
Elections to 182-member Gujarat Assembly are to be held by December 2022.
In a surprise move, Vijay Rupani had met state Governor Acharya Devvrat and tendered his resignation as Gujarat CM on Saturday. "To further develop the state, with new energy and power, I have decided to resign as Chief Minister," he told the reporters. With his resignation, Rupani became the fourth BJP's chief minister to be replaced in the last six months. Earlier, Trivendra Singh Rawat and Tirath Singh Rawat in Uttarakhand and BS Yediyurappa in Karnataka were replaced from the CM posts.
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