Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel upset after being stripped off key portfolios
Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel is said to be upset for having been stripped of three key portfolios, finance, urban development and petroleum. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani chose to keep Finance and Urban Development with himself, while the Petrochemicals has been given to Saurabh Patel. According to reports, Patel has threatened to resign if the portfolios are not handed back to him in three days. In an attempt to add fuel to the fire, PAAS leader Hardik Patel, who had supported the Congress during Gujarat Assembly election, suggested that Nitin Patel should leave BJP and join the Congress.