Vijay Rupani resigns as Chief Minister of Gujarat ahead of 2022 assembly polls

By Online Desk

Vijay Rupani resigned as the Chief Minister of Gujarat on Saturday evening, confirmed PTI.

Rupani, who made the announcement while talking to reporters, did not reveal what prompted him to step down.

His resignation comes a year before the state heads to the polls at the end of 2022. 

Rupani had been serving as the Chief Minister of Gujarat since 7 August 2016 and is currently a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Rajkot West.

(This is a developing story. More updates awaited)