Vijay Rupani Wiki,CM Gujrat,Bio,Age…Vijay Rupani is announced the 16th Chief Minister of Gujarat. He was preceded by Anandiben Patel. His Constituency lies in Rajkot West. And is assembly Member
for Rajkot West.
19 October 2014. He is a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha.
Born in: Rangoon, Burma
Political party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse: Anjali Rupani Children: One son and one daughter
Parents: Ramniklal, Mayaben
Occupation: Politician Cabinet: Government of Gujarat
Portfolio: Ministry of transport, water supply, labor and employment (2015-2016)
Vijay Rupani is one of an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party and a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Rajkot West and is presently the state president of the party. He succeeded Anandiben Patel and become the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Vijay Rupani was born in Rangoon, Burma to Mayaben and Ramniklal Rupani in a Jain Baniya family. He had studied Bachelor of Arts and LLB degree from Saurashtra University.
Vijay Rupani started his career as student activist. He joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and later joined Jan Sangh in 1971 which was associated with BJP since its establishment. Vijay Rupani was jailed during the Emergency. He had served as a corporator in Rajkot and had been mayor and then a member of Rajya Sabha. Vijay Rupani was the chairman of manifesto committee during Keshubhai Patel’s regime and also had enjoyed unbridled support from Narendra Modi and served as BJP’s Gujarat unit general secretary and chairman of the Gujarat Finance Board during chief minister-ship of Narendra Modi.
In August 2014, when Vajubhai Vala, the well known speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly, resigned as the MLA from Rajkot West, Vijay was nominated by the BJP to conquer his vacant seat. He won bye-poll on 19 October 2014 by a handsome margin.
He was made minister in the first cabinet expansion by Gujarat Chief Minister, Anandiben Patel and currently is incharge of transport, water supply, labor and employment minister.
His work is very much praised by the peoples of Gujarat.