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From low-profile MLA to Gujarat CM, a look at the meteoric rise of Bhupendra Patel

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First-term MLA Bhupendra Patel on Monday (September 13, 2021) took oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
New Delhi: The 59-year old who was unanimously elected BJP legislature party leader on Sunday was sworn in as the state's 17th chief minister by Governor Acharya Devvrat at a ceremony in Gandhinagar.

Married to Hetalben, a homemaker, Bhupendra Patel was born in Ahmedabad and has lived and worked in the city. He represents the Ghatlodia Assembly constituency and is known as a soft-spoken person who made his way up in state politics from the municipality level.

Fondly called 'Dada', he fought his maiden Assembly election from the Ghatlodia constituency in Ahmedabad in 2017 and had emerged victorious by a margin of over 1.17 lakh votes, a record…
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