A true Congressman, wonderful human being: Rahul Gandhi condoles Motilal Vora’s demise


New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday condoled demise of senior party leader Motilal Vora and described him as “true Congressman and a wonderful human being”.

“Vora ji was a true congressman and a wonderful human being. We will miss him very much. My love and condolences to his family and friends,” Gandhi tweeted.

Vohra passed away at a hospital in New Delhi today at the age of 93. The hospital is yet to inform about the actual cause of the Congress leader’s death.

“Vora was hospitalised with urine infection two days back but it was not the cause of his death,” Congress sources said.

Vora was a Rajya Sabha member from Chhattisgarh from April 10, 2002 to April 9, 2020.

The late Congress leader became the 15th chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on March 13, 1985 and was in office till February 13, 1988. He held office as chief minister of the state for another term between January 25, 1989 and December 9, 1989.

He also held the office of Governor of Uttar Pradesh between 1993 and 1996.

Vora was born on December 20, 1927 at Nimbi Jodha near Jodhpur in Rajasthan.

“We offer our heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of stalwart Congress leader, former Union Cabinet Minister and former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Motilal Vora. Congress has lost a guiding light. May his soul rest in peace,” Indian National Congress (INC) tweeted. (ANI)