Vishnu Deo Sai will be state's first tribal CM!?

Reportedly bjp leader vishnu Deo Sai was picked as the new chief minister of chhattisgarh during the party’s legislature meeting in raipur on Sunday. Sai’s mother, Jasmani Devi expressed her delight and said that she wants him to serve the country and its people. “I want him to serve the country its people and dharm. I hope he listens to everyone and helps the needy,” said Jasmani Devi to news agency. vishnu Deo Sai, a prominent tribal leader was chosen as the next chief minister of chhattisgarh, ending the suspense over who will helm the state which the saffron party wrested from congress in recent polls.

The 59 year old leader was elected as the BJP’s legislative party leader during a meeting of 54 newly-elected MLAs held at the party’s state headquarters in the afternoon, a party functionary said. At the meeting, the proposal to elect Sai as the legislative party leader was moved by former chief minister Raman Singh, which was seconded by state bjp president Arun Sao and senior leader Brijmohan Agrawal. As a chief minister, Sai said he would try to fulfil PM Modi’s “guarantees” and sanction 18 lakh houses to the beneficiaries of the PM Awas Yojna, who were deprived of the benefits under the erstwhile congress government, will be the top priority.

“As chief minister of chhattisgarh, I will try to fulfil the BJP’s pre-poll promises which are PM Modi’s guarantees through the government,” Sai said. “In the five years (of Bhupesh Baghel-led congress government), 18 lakh beneficiaries of the PM Awas Yojna were deprived of the benefits under this scheme. Sanctioning 18 lakh houses to these beneficiaries will be the first work (to be done) in the state”, he said. Sai thanked prime minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister amit shah, bjp president J P Nadda and other party leaders for reposing faith in him to hold the top post in Chhattisgarh.

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