SunstarTV Bureau: Veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Motilal Vora passed away at an age of 93, today.
According to sources, “He was hopitalised with urine infection two days back but it was normal and not the cause.”
A former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Motialal Vora was a Rajya Sabha member from Chhattisgarh till April this year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences on the demise of the veteran political icon.
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: PM @narendramodi
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) December 21, 2020
He was also the AICC general secretary (administration) before the recent party reshuffle by Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has also expressed compassion towards his family.
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
Earlier, in October Motilal Vora had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital, New Delhi.