Up to date: December 21, 2020 4:21:17 pm
A day after celebrating his birthday, veteran Congress chief Motilal Vora handed away Monday on the age of 93. The previous Madhya Pradesh chief minister had examined optimistic for Covid-19 in October and was admitted to AIIMS within the nationwide capital.
His household advised PTI that he handed away following post-COVID-19 problems.
Born in 1927, Vora labored in a number of newspapers earlier than becoming a member of politics. He served because the Congress social gathering’s treasurer for a few years earlier than Ahmed Patel was given the submit two years again. A trusted Gandhi household loyalist , Vora had served a number of phrases as a Rajya Sabha member and was additionally a former Governor of Uttar Pradesh. He additionally served as Union Minister of Well being, Household Welfare and Civil Aviation in Congress regime on the centre.
PTI reported that Vora was admitted to the Escorts Hospital in Okhla right here just a few days in the past with a urinary an infection. He additionally had a lung an infection and was placed on ventilator help, his household stated. He shall be cremated in Chhattisgarh the place his physique shall be taken both later within the day or on Tuesday.
He was a Rajya Sabha member from Chhattisgarh until April this yr. Vohra was additionally the AICC normal secretary (administration) earlier than the current social gathering reshuffle by the then social gathering president Sonia Gandhi.
Vora ji was a real congressman and an exquisite human being. We are going to miss him very a lot.
My love & condolences to his household and associates. pic.twitter.com/MvBBGGJV27
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) December 21, 2020
Numerous Congress leaders had examined examined optimistic for coronavirus within the current previous. Veteran Congress leaders like Ahmed Patel and Tarun Gogoi died as a consequence of Covid-19.
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