LIVE Updates on the Swearing-In of Bhupendra Patel: On Monday in Gandhinagar, BJP leader Bhupendra Patel will take the oath of office as the 18th Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second consecutive term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and chief ministers from other BJP-ruled states would be among the dignitaries present at the occasion. At a ceremony at the Helipad Ground near the new Secretariat in Gandhinagar at 2 p.m., Governor Acharya Devvrat will administer the oath.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
Rajnath Singh and Smriti Irani, ministers in the Union, will also be there. In addition to this, the chief ministers of eight states that are governed by the BJP will be there: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Goa, Manipur, and Uttarakhand. Yogi, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, will allegedly depart from Lucknow for Gujarat at 9.45 am in order to attend the swearing-in event.
Also allegedly taking the oath will be 17 cabinet members. According to sources, the Gujarat BJP President has invited MLAs who would join the cabinet to the function. According to reports, Harsh Sanghavi, Balwant Rajput, Kunvarji Bavaliya, Jagdish Panchal, Bhanu Ben Babariya, and Bachchu Khabar would also be there as well as Kanu Desai, Rishikesh Patel, and Raghavji Patel, who have allegedly been asked to take the oath of office as ministers.
On Saturday, Bhupendra Patel thanked the BJP cadre on Twitter for choosing to elect him as the Gujarat CM for a second term. He tweeted, “I express my thanks to the whole BJP family for voting me as the leader of the assembly party in the meeting of elected MLAs of Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of central observers.”
At a news conference held following the legislative party meeting at the state BJP headquarters, “Kamalam,” Bhupendra Patel said that his administration’s first priority will be to carry out the promises stated in the manifesto, such as the creation of a uniform civil code.
By capturing 156 of the 182 available seats in the Assembly elections on Thursday, the BJP set a new record (December 8).
The greatest margin of victory in the state was 1.92 lakh votes for Bhupendra Patel in the Ghatlodia Assembly seat in the Ahmedabad district. All MLAs and state BJP chairman C R Paatil would work to fulfil PM Modi’s promise to bring Gujarat into the developed world and bring the state’s growth on par with developed nations. Under PM Modi and Amit Shah’s leadership, the government and party would function well, he declared.
No Needless Disputations, Steady Hand
Patel is still the BJP’s option for Gujarat for a number of reasons. Patel succeeded Vijay Rupani as CM in September 2021. He was a low-profile BJP leader and the first member of the Kadva Patidar sub-group to hold the position. Patel reportedly has a spotless reputation and, more crucially, he was the position’s youngest applicant. India Today cited BJP insiders in New Delhi as claiming that since he had no prior obligations, he would be “far simpler to manage and pacify Patidar satraps through the party high command.”
The Patidar (or Patel) people group, which comprises the BJP’s center vote bank, was viewed as floating away from it lately, a report by the Indian Express states. This was reflected in the February nearby body races, where, regardless of the BJP winning practically the bodies as a whole, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) raged into Surat, home to state party boss CR Paatil, to turn into the metropolitan partnership’s fundamental resistance, energized by hostile to BJP Patidar votes.
The demise of late BJP CM Keshubhai Patel last year left a void locally, as he had considered battling the BJP in 2012, supported by a larger number of people of its Patidar chiefs. More youthful Patidar pioneers had transparently requested that the following CM be chosen from inside the local area, IE detailed.
Reports additionally acknowledge Patel for not permitting his administration to be ‘hindered by superfluous quarrels normally connected with the BJP and frequently ignited by its associated outfits