Anandiben Patel to become MP's next Governor

ANI | Updated: Jan 19, 2018 21:31 IST

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel will become the next Madhya Pradesh Governor.

Patel will replace Om Prakash Kohli, who, besides being Gujarat Governor, was also given the additional charge of Madhya Pradesh.

Joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1987, Patel had handled number of major portfolios in the Gujarat cabinet from 2007 to 2014, when Narendra Modi was the chief minister of the state.

She was also the first woman chief minister of Gujarat in 2014 after Modi resigned from the post to take the charge of the Prime Minister.

Patel remained on the post until 2016. (ANI)