Senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Motilal Vora passed away at the age of 93 on Monday. He was admitted to Fortis Hospital in News Delhi due to urine infection, reported news agency ANI.
Vora, who celebrated his 93rd birthday on Sunday, had tested positive for the highly contagious coronavirus in October this year but later recovered from the disease.
Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Motilal Vora worked for several newspapers before he forayed into politics and won his first assembly election in 1972.
He’s served four terms as a Rajya Sabha member from Chattisgarh.
Condoling the death of Vora, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said: “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.”
Vora ji was a true congressman and a wonderful human being. We will miss him very much.
My love & condolences to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/MvBBGGJV27
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) December 21, 2020