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Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel

Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel

Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq administered the oath to Patel at a operate within the Raj Bhawan right here. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, who was holding the extra cost of Madhya Pradesh since June final yr, was current on the event.

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  • Last Updated:July 08, 2021, 13:54 IST
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BJP chief and former Gujarat minister Mangubhai Chaganbhai Patel took oath because the governor of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. He is the thirtieth governor of MP, Raj Bhawan sources stated.

Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq administered the oath to Patel at a operate within the Raj Bhawan right here. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, who was holding the extra cost of Madhya Pradesh since June final yr, was current on the event. MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Leader of Opposition within the state Assembly Kamal Nath have been additionally current.

Patel (77), a local of Navsari in south Gujarat and a well known tribal chief of the BJP, was appointed because the governor of Madhya Pradesh by President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday. After the announcement, Patel had advised reporters at his residence at Navsari in Gujarat that he’ll strive his finest to fulfil his new duty.

“The BJP is a party which believes in taking along all communities. I thank President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other leaders for giving me this new responsibility,” Patel had stated. He had been an MLA for six phrases and earlier served as a minister within the Gujarat BJP authorities. He was additionally the Gujarat Assembly’s Deputy Speaker in 2013.

Patel began his political profession as a member of the Navsari municipality in 1982, and went on to win the Assembly elections from the Navsari seat 5 occasions and as soon as from Gandevi seat in 2012.

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