Vijay Rupani staked claim to form govt. in Gujarat

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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.