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Narendra Modi - Fourth Term as Gujarat Chief Minister


Narendra Modi is the Chief Minister of the Gujarat, India. He is a politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He has been the Chief Minister of Gujarat for four successive terms.

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Modi led BJP to win the Gujarat legislative assembly elections for the third time in a row. BJP won in 115 constituencies on the counting that was held on December 20, 2012.

Gujarat182
BJP115
Congress61
Others6

After his victory, Narendra Modi called on Gujarat Parivartan Party chief Keshubhai Patel who was his senior and a former BJP Chief Minister. Modi offered him sweets.

Modi has submitted his resignation and that of his council of ministers on December 21, 2012 to Governor Kamla Beniwal following constitution of the new House. On December 25, 2012 a meeting of the newly-elected MLAs will be held to formally elect Narendra Modi as the leader of the BJP legislature party.

Takes oath as Chief Minister

On December 26, 2012 Narendra Modi took oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for the fourth consecutive time. Seven Cabinet ministers and nine Ministers of State (MoS) also took oath along with Modi. Governor Kamla Beniwal administered the oath of office and secrecy.

Narendra Modi's family members including his mother Heeraben were also present.

Among those present on the occasion were Chief Ministers Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh), Raman Singh (Chhattisgarh), J Jayalalithaa (Tamil Nadu) and Parkash Singh Badal (Punjab). Raj and Uddhav Thackeray, leading the two Shiv Senas in neighbouring Maharashtra, BJP leaders LK Advani, Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, BJP chief Nitin Gadkari and INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala, besides RPI leader Ramdas Athavale, were also present.

Timeline

In a setback to the Narendra Modi Government in Gujarat, the Supreme Court of India has upheld the appointment of Justice RA Mehta at Lokayukta by the Governor of Gujarat. The post of Lokayukta has been lying vacant since the resignation of Justice SM Soni on 24 November 2003. Jan 2, 2013

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