Vijay Rupani thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving him the chance to serve as Chief Minister of Gujarat
Gujarat’s development must go ahead under new leadership, the BJP’s Vijay Rupani said on Saturday, moments after his unexpected resignation as Chief Minister of the state.
“I believe that the journey of Gujarat’s development should go ahead under new leadership, with new excitement and new energy. Keeping this in mind, I have resigned as Chief Minister Of Gujarat,” he said in a statement to the media soon after turning in his papers.
“I am grateful that a party worker like me was given the important chance to serve as the Chief Minister of Gujarat,” Mr Rupani said.
“I had the guidance of the honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout my term. Under his guidance, Gujarat’s progress has touched new highs. I am grateful to the honourable Prime Minister for the opportunity to contribute to the state’s development,” he added.
“As a party of organisation and ideology, it has been the BJP’s tradition that the responsibility given to workers keeps changing. All party workers fulfil whatever responsibility they get with utmost devotion. After stepping down as Chief Minister, I have expressed to work for the party,” Mr Rupani said.
2Comments“Whatever responsibility I am given next, I want to fulfil that under the leadership of the Prime Minister and the national party chief,” he added.