New Delhi: Taking a dig at the BJP over changing Gujarat’s Chief Minister, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Monday that the party is busy replacing its “no-performing Chief Ministers”.
His remarks came after the BJP elected, the first time MLA from Ghatlodia constituency Bhupendra Patel as new Chief Minister following the resignation of Vijay Rupani, in a party’s legislature meeting on Sunday. Talking to twitter on Monday Mr Chidambaram said, “The BJP is busy replacing its non-performing Chief Ministers. When did the BJP leadership realize they were non-performing CMs,” he added.
Commenting on the Chief Minister’s who were replaced in other states by the BJP Mr Chidambaram said, “The people of the state concerned knew that B S Yediyurappa, the two Rawats and Rupani were non-performing for many months. There are several more who must be replaced,”
“In Haryana, Goa, Tripura etc……… The list is long,” he said in a tweet.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani resigned as the Gujarat CM on Saturday. The move comes at a time when the state assembly polls are due in December 2022.
Vijay Rupani became the fourth BJP leader to resign from the CMs post following Tirath Singh Rawat and Trivendra Singh Rawat in Uttarakhand and BS Yediyurappa in Karnataka.