Gujarat Assembly dissolved, next CM may be named today

Gujarat Assembly dissolved, next CM may be named today

Post announcement of Gujarat Assembly poll results, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, his deputy Nitin Patel and other ministers on Thursday submitted their resignation to governor O P Kohli in Gandhinagar here.

The governor, for his part, accepted their resignations and formally dissolved the 13th State Assembly, appointing Vijay Rupani as in-charge chief minister of the state till  a new government is formed.

"The newly elected legislators from our party will meet shortly and after consultation with the observers for Gujarat, we will decide the names of the cabinet and who will lead the government," Nitin Patel told mediapersons.

All  99 legislators of BJP are set to meet on Friday evening with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, V Satish and Saroj Pandey in attendance, to elect a leader.

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