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Shri Motilal Vora
[ Indian National Congress -Chhattisgarh ]

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Father's Name : Late Shri Mohanlal Vora
Mother's Name : Late Shrimati Amba Bai
Date of Birth : 20 December 1928
Place of Birth : Nagaur (Rajasthan)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati Shanti Devi Vora
Children : Two sons and four daughters
Educational Qualifications : High School Educated at Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Profession : Journalist,Political Worker/Politician,Social Worker/Social Service,Journalist, Political and Social Worker.
Permanent Address : 33, Mohan Nagar, Durg, Chhattisgarh Tel. - {0788}2210555 F-2, G.E. Road,Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh
Present Address : 33, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110011 Tel. - 24651313, 23018383, 23019798, Mobile 9868181076
Email Address : vora@sansad.nic.in
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
1972-92 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1972-75 Vice-Chairman, Madhya Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation 1981-84 State Minister and Cabinet Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh 1985-88 Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh April 1988 Elected to Rajya Sabha 14 Feb. 1988-Jan.1989 Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare (also held temporary charge of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India till 25 June 1988) Jan.1989-Nov. 1989 Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh May 1993-May 1996 Governor of Uttar Pradesh 1998-99 Member, Twelfth Lok Sabha April 2002 Elected to Rajya Sabha April 2002-Feb. 2004 Member, Committee on Home Affairs Aug. 2004 onwards Member, Committee on Energy Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Panchayati Raj and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Dec. 2004 onwards Member, Central Coordination Committee
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Secretary, (i) Gandhi Smarak Samiti, Rajnandgaon, and (ii) Dr. Rajendra Prasad Smarak Samiti, Durg; installed a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajnandgaon, Dr. Rajendra Prasad and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Durg; got constructed Gandhi Sanskritik Bhawan with library having a small collection of books at Rajnandgaon; President, Hindi Sahitya Samiti, Durg
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Football and volleyball; reading books and writing articles in newspapers
Countries Visited :  
Erstwhile U.S.S.R. and Geneva (Switzerland)
Other Information :  
Member, Municipal Committee, Durg, 1968-72; was Correspondent, Navbharat Times, Bombay, 1972-81, Navbharat, Nagpur and Raipur and Nagpur Times, Nagpur; was Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Legislative Assembly, Madhya Pradesh