Raipur, Dec 10: Ending the speculations, the BJP on Sunday announced Vishnu Deo Sai as the new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.
This decision was taken during a meeting of the BJP legislative party held in the presence of party’s three observers.
Sai, who is the tribal face of the BJP and is also a former MP and former Union Minister, is likely to get two Deputy Chief Ministers.
A member of the Adivasi community, Sai has been associated with the BJP since 1980 and has won the Kunkuri Assembly seat.
Notably, Vishnu Dev Sai assumed the role of Pradesh Adhyaksh (State President) for the BJP in 2020. He has also served as a MP and Union Minister earlier.