Anandiben Patel Resigned as Gujarat CM Expected Candidates for Next Chief Minister Reason Behind Resignation Full Details :- After a period of 2 years today on 1 August 2016 Anandiben Patel has resigned as the chief minister of Gujarat about 15 days before the Independence Day 2016 and she confirmed this developement on her official Facebook page by posting in written which is given below.
I have been a committed BJP worker for the past 30 years. I am indebted to the leadership to have elevated me from Mahila Morcha to Chief Minister. I have been in charge of important departments in the government for the past 18 years. I am going to be 75 years old in November. The very important Vibrant Gujarat Summit is being held in January 2017 and elections are due later in the year.. It is good for a new leadership to organise and plan these two big events. Two months ago, I had sought to be relieved,” Patel said in her FB post.
“I have done everything possible to serve the people of Gujarat. I am grateful towards BJP for the amount of responsibilities I have been trusted with over time,” she said.
BJP President Amit Shah also confirmed that he received the resignation of Anandiben Patel and decision on new chief minister of Gujarat will be made soon.
Gujarat Next CM Front-runners
Below are the top three front-runners who can be next chief minister of Gujarat from Bhartiya Janata Party :
1. Saurabh Patel
2. Nitin Patel
3. Vijay Rupani
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