Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani resigns

Vijay Rupani presented his resignation as the Chief Minister of Gujarat ahead of an Assembly election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state early next year.

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On Saturday, Vijay Rupani presented his resignation as the Chief Minister of Gujarat ahead of an Assembly elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state early next year as reported by PTI.

The resignation letter was submitted by the senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to Governor Acharya Devvrat at the Raj Bhawan. At Raj Bhavan, while addressing a press meet unclear exit from the top post, the BJP leader confirmed that he has resigned as the CM of Gujarat.

“The resignation is in accordance with the ‘BJP’s tradition’ of providing all party workers an equal opportunity,” said Rupani.

“I am ready to serve in whichever role the party assigns to me,” he added that he is committed to the leadership of PM Modi.

In July BS Yediyurappa resigned as Chief Minister of Karnataka, and the double whammy in Uttarakhand, where Tirath Singh Rawat quit barely four months after replacing Trivendra Rawat and Mr. Rupani marked as the fourth BJP chief minister to step down in recent months.