Bhupendra Patel got elected as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat today. Bhupendra Patel is an MLA from Ghatlodia seat earlier held by Anandiben Patel.
Patel is chairman, Standing Committee of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and also Chairman, Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA). He is a first-time MLA. Earlier, he worked as municipal councillor in Ahmedabad. He won with the largest votes of 1.17 lakh from Ghatlodia in the last Assembly polls.
He got elected as new leader to replace Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, following his sudden resignation on September 11.