After submitting his resignation, Rupani told reporters that he is grateful to the BJP leadership for providing him with the opportunity to serve as prime minister.
“During my tenure, I had the opportunity to work for the development of the state under Prime Minister Narendra. Modi“The leadership,” Rupani said.
He stopped questions about the reasons behind the sudden move, saying that he served as CM for five years, which is a long time.
Rupani added that the changing of the guard is a natural phenomenon in the BJP.
He said he will continue to work under the leadership of the national president of the BJP.
“People have repeatedly placed their faith in the BJP over the past five years,” he said.
Rupani, who took office after replacing Anandiben Patel in 2016, completed five years of his term last month.
It is not clear whether MP CM Nitin Patel will now assume the highest office or whether the party will elect another leader.
Assembly elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state are due to take place next year.
Rupani is the third BJP CM to resign in recent weeks.
Previously, BS Yediyurappa and Tirath Singh Rawat resigned as chief ministers of Karnataka and Uttarakhand, respectively.