The newly elected Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani has staked claim to form the Government.
Rupani met Governor O P Kohli and handed over letters of support.
Nitin Patel, another cabinet minister has been elected as deputy Chief Minister.
This is the first instance in Gujarat of a deputy CM in a BJP government.
Vijay Rupani represents Rajkot West in Gujarat Assembly and is a cabinet minister in the transport department in the state govt.
He is also the state president of the party.
He has also been a member of Rajya Sabha.
Nitin Patel is a minister in the state government.