Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani resigns

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Vijay Rupani steps down a year before polls in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state - elections the BJP views as a major prestige battle as it targets a third term.

Vijay Rupani Resigns Live Updates: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani met the Governor a few minutes ago and handed his resignation as the chief minister of Gujarat. Without specifying the reason for this sudden move especially merely months ahead of the highly-anticipated assembly polls in Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s home state, Rupani said that he is ready for whatever new role the party assigns to him.

Rupani (65) was sworn in as chief minister – his second stint as CM – in December 2017. I have resigned as chief minister of Gujarat, Rupani told reporters after meeting Governor Acharya Devvrat and submitting his resignation letter.

A meeting of top leaders is being held at Gandhinagar Kamalam. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Parshottam Rupala are present in the meeting.

n yet another surprise, the BJP on Saturday dropped Vijay Rupani as the Chief Minister of Gujarat just 15 months ahead of the state going to polls to arrest anti-incumbency.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday resigned from the post. He said he was doing so "for Gujarat's development" and "would take on a new role assigned by the BJP leadership. Legislative Assembly elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state are due next year.