Vijay Rupani To Take Oath As Gujarat CM


Ahmedabad: The new BJP government in Gujarat led by Vijay Rupani will take the oath of office and secrecy at a grand ceremony at the new Secretariat complex in Gandhinagar on Tuesday.

Earlier on Friday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced Rupani has been elected the leader of the BJP legislature party in Gujarat, and will continue as state’s chief minister for a second term.

Rupani and his deputy, Nitin Patel along with several other leaders will be sworn in as Ministers by Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of States ruled by the NDA will attend the function.

The BJP had registered a sixth straight Assembly poll win in the key western state on December 18, winning 99 seats in the 182-member House.