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Post victory, Gujarat CM, Deputy resign

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Gandhigar, Dec 21: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Thursday resigned, three days after the BJP overcame a stiff Congress challenge to retain power in the state. Rupani and Patel sent their resigtions to Governor O.P. Kohli, officials said. The Governor, while accepting the resigtions, formally dissolved the 13th Gujarat Assembly. Rupani will be the acting Chief Minister until a successor is med. “We will have a meeting of the newly elected members of the House,” Patel told the media. “After the meeting of MLAs and after consultation with the observers for Gujarat, we will be deciding the mes of the cabinet ministers and who will lead the government,” he added. (IANS)

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