Bhupendra Patel Takes Oath As Gujarat Chief Minister, Amit Shah Present

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Bhupendra Patel, a first-time MLA, was sworn in as Gujarat's new Chief Minister two days after Vijay Rupani and his entire cabinet quit, setting the stage for a reboot a year before polls in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state.
Bhupendrabhai Patel: Bhupendra Patel takes oath as Gujarat Chief Minister, succeeds Vijay Rupani.



Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended the oath ceremony.

Bhupendra Patel, the BJP MLA from Ghatlodia seat held earlier by Anandiben Patel, was an unexpected choice after much speculation circling around other names like Union Ministers Mansukh Mandaviya and Parshottam Rupala, and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel. .

Mr Patel, 59, emerged as a compromise candidate over more obvious…
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