Shri Motilal Vora Member of Parliament (MP) from Rajnandgaon (Madhya Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Motilal Vora

Political Party: Indian National Congress

Constituency & State: Rajnandgaon (Madhya Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 12

Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha



VORA, SHRI MOTILAL
[INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS - RAJNANDGAON (MADHYA PRADESH)]


Father's Name       	Late Shri Mohan Lal Vora                

Date of Birth       	20 December 1928

Place of Birth      	Nagaur (Rajasthan)                                

Marital Status      	Married 

Spouse's Name       	Smt. Shanti Devi Vora                   

Children            	Two sons and  four daughters
	
Educational Qualifications  

               Matriculate, Technical and Maintenance Course

               Educated at Raipur (Madhya Pradesh)

Profession         

               Journalist, Political and Social Worker

Permanent Address  

               33, Mohan Nagar, Durg-491001            
               (Madhya Pradesh)                        

               Tel. (0788) 322555                                                    

Present Address  

		7, Lodhi Estate,
		New Delhi-110003

		Tel. (011) 4652323

Positions Held  

1972-90        Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
               (six terms)
         
               Chairman, Public Accounts Committee

1981           Minister, Madhya Pradesh

1985-88        Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh

1988-89        Member, Rajya Sabha

               Union Cabinet Minister, Health and Family
               Welfare; also held temporary charge of the
               Ministry of Civil Aviation

Jan.-Dec.      Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh (2nd term)
1989
    
1993-96        Governor, Uttar Pradesh

1998           Elected to 12th Lok Sabha

1998-99        Member, Committee on Home Affairs and 
	       Convenor of its Sub-Committee on Swatantra Sainik 
	       Samman Pension Scheme

	       Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of
	       Health and Family Welfare
 
Social and Cultural Activities  

Secretary, Gandhi Smarak Samiti, Rajnandgaon; installed
(i) Mahatma Gandhi's Statue (Bronze) at Rajnandgaon;
(ii) the statue of Dr. Rajendra Prasad;
(iii) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Durg, 1963-64; and
constructed building for Gandhi Vachnalaya, 1957

Special Interests  

Journalism

Favourite Pastime and Recreation  

Listening to classical music

Sports and Clubs  

Basketball, football and volleyball

Countries Visited  

Hungary, Switzerland and U.S.S.R.; as a member of Indo-
Soviet Cultural Society, visited Moscow and Budapest; and
as a Union Health Minister, visited Geneva to participate
in the World Health Conference, 1988


Election Result of
Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha Constituency  

Total electorate 	9,68,222
Total votes polled 	6,19,439

Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Shri Motilal Vora 			(I.N.C.) 3,04,709
(2) Shri Ashok Sharma 			(B.J.P.) 2,52,468
(3) Shri Lakhan Lal Sahu 		(B.S.P.)   25,600
(4) Shri Shivendra Bahadur Singh 	(J.D.)     13,625

 


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