There has been a major political earthquake in politics in the state. CM Vijay Rupani has resigned from the post of Chief Minister. He has informed about this by holding a press conference. He said he was happy to resign. He thanked PM Modi and said that he would fulfill the responsibility assigned to him by the party in the near future. He said that the people of Gujarat also got a lot of support.
At the same time, CM Rupani said that elections were being fought under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And will still fight. On 7-8-2016, Vijay Rupani took charge as the Chief Minister. After resigning as CM for five years, he abruptly resigned and shocked everyone. He went to the governor’s residence and resigned. He was accompanied by BJP national general secretary and deputy CM Nitin Patel.
On the one hand, the state assembly elections will be held in the near future and the decision seems to have been taken in view of the upcoming election factor. However, it remains to be seen who will be the new chief minister of the state and whose name will be stamped. The names of Mansukh Mandvia, Gordhan Zadafia, Nitin Patel and Purshottam Rupala are being discussed in the race for the new Chief Minister of the state. However by tomorrow the whole picture will be clear.
If we look at the political journey of CM Vijay Rupani, he first took charge as the Chief Minister on August 7, 2016. And in the year 2017, he took charge as the Chief Minister again. Vijay Rupani was born on 2 August 1956 in Rangoon, Burma. Vijay Rupani started her political career as a student leader. He has been following the ideals of RSS since childhood. He was active in the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. Along with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, he was also active in the Jana Sangh. Vijay Rupani has been an activist of the party since its inception in 1971. He has been lodged in Bhavnagar, Bhuj Jail during the 1976 crisis. He was also the RSS propagandist from 1978 to 1981. Elected as a member of Rajkot Manpa in 1987 and it can be said that his journey really started from here.
Vijay Rupani has also been the Chairman of the Water Export Committee and has also been the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Rajkot Municipal Corporation. He served as the Mayor of Rajkot Manpa from 1996 to 1997. In 1998, he became the department head of Gujarat BJP. He has also been the Chairman of Gujarat Tourism Department in 2006. Vijay Rupani has been a member of Rajya Sabha from 2006 to 2012. At the same time, Gujarat has been the state president of BJP. He has also served as a cabinet minister of state.