Vijay Rupani, who was chosen to be the Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel’s successor by the BJP legislators on Friday, will meet the Governor O P Kohli at 11 AM today to stake claim to form government in the state.
Earlier on Friday, in a surprise decision, Vijay Rupani was chosen as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat by the BJP legislators to succeed Anandiben Patel, who resigned on Wednesday.
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Rupani emerged as the choice for the top slot at the legislature party meeting attended by BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, though it was widely speculated that the mantle would fall on Nitin Patel.
After the meeting Gadkari announced that Rupani would be the new Chief Minister of Gujarat