Saturday, December 3, 2022



Veteran Congress leader Motilal Vora passes away at 93

New Delhi, Dec 21, 2020-
A day after celebrating his 93rd birthday, veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Motilal Vora passed away on Monday afternoon. He was 93.

Vora breathed his last at the Fortis hospital here, where he had been admitted since December 19 with complaints of dyspnea or shortness of breath with altered sensorium and hypotension (low blood pressure).

He was admitted under critical care cardiologist Dr Sameer Srivastava. On Monday morning, he complained of hypotension and hypoxemia, after which he was intubated.

He experienced a septic shock thereafter and was declared dead at 3.52 pm.

His son Arun Lal Vora, a MLA from Chhattisgarh, tweeted: “One of the strongest trees of the Congress family and a jewel of the country’s politics, the body of my revered father will be kept at his Delhi residence from 6 pm to 8 pm for paying last tributes.”

Vora, one of the tallest leaders of the Congress, held several key positions, including the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Governor of Uttar Pradesh. He was a Rajya Sabha MP from Chhattisgarh till April this year and held several party positions, including the post of Treasurer.

Vora had tested Covid-19 positive in October but recovered and was discharged from hospital on October 16.

He was admitted to the Escorts Hospital on the Okhla Road a few days ago with complaint of urinary infection as well.

As soon as the news of his death spread, condolences poured in.

President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted: “Sad to hear that veteran Congress leader Shri Motilal Vora is no more. He was humility personified, and belonged to a generation of leaders who carry their politics with unflinching conviction till the end. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”

In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: “Shri Motilal Vora Ji was among the senior-most Congress leaders who had vast administrative and organisational experience in a political career that spanned decades. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and well-wishers. Om Shanti.”

Congress leader 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.”

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted: “Every leader of the Congress, every worker is feeling personally saddened by the death of Motilal Vora ji. Vora ji was a symbol of loyalty, dedication and patience to the ideology of the Congress.”

“He was present at every party meeting even at the age of 92; he openly expressed his views on every decision. Today, feeling sad that an elderly member of the family has left. We will all miss him very much.”

Congress national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said: “A giant is no more! Motilal Vora was the epitome of commitment, dedication and loyalty. He inspired an entire generation by his untiring attitude and capacity to brave every adversity. My heartfelt homage.”

Congress General Secretary (Organisation) KC Venugopal said: “Deeply saddened by the demise of Motilal Vora ji, a guiding light to many of us, within the Congress and beyond. His dedication towards our nation and party will inspire generations to come. Heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and followers. May his soul rest in peace.” (Agency)

Gandhi family loyalist Motilal Vora passes away at 93 – Obituary

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions


Stay Connected






Rose Gold Pendant Chains that Would Make You Blush

We can never have too many gold or silver jewellery pieces. But sometimes, we wish to shake things up and give our look a...

Langah case: Giani Harpreet Singh committed ‘contemptuous irreverence and aberration’ towards Sikh doctrine – by Bir Devinder Singh

Chandigarh, November 30, 2022 (Yes Punjab News) Giani Harpreet Singh Head priest of Sri Akal Takht, while pronouncing the religious punishment to Mr. Sucha Singh...

Why India must step up its global campaign to nail Pak-sponsored terror – by Kanwal Sibal

New Delhi, Nov 30, 2022- The 14th anniversary of the gruesome Mumbai terror attacks has gone by without its perpetrators being brought to justice....


Health & Fitness

Simple urine test can reveal early-stage Alzheimer’s disease

New Delhi, Nov 30, 2022- A simple urine test can reveal if someone has early-stage Alzheimer's disease, potentially paving the way for an inexpensive and convenient disease screening. Researchers found that urinary formic acid is a sensitive marker of subjective cognitive decline that may indicate the very early stages of Alzheimer's disease. To reach this conclusion, the researchers tested a large...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!