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Official Website of Governor's Secretariat, Raj Bhavan Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India. / Shri Motilal Vora

Shri Motilal Vora

  • Shri. Motilal Vora
  • Shri. Motilal Vora

    Shri Motilal Vora

    Governor of Uttar Pradesh


    On Dec. 20, 1928 in Nagaur District of Rajasthan

    Education & Degree

    Received his education in Raipur and Kolkata. He went for journalism and worked with several newspapers for many years. 

    Highlights of Career

    He rose on the political fermament in 1968; Elected to Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in 1972; Appointed Deputy Chairman of Madhya Pradesh State Transport Corporation; Elected to MP Vidhan Sabha in 1977 and 1980; Appointed as minister of State in Arjun Singh's Cabinet and given the charge of Higher Education Department; Elevated to the Cabinet Minister in 1983; Appointed President of the MP Congress Committee; On March 13, 1985, he was appointed Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh; Resigned from the post of Chief Minister on Feb.13, 1988 and assumed the office of Union Minister of Health, Family Welfare and Civil Aviation on Feb.14, 1988; Elected to the Rajya Sabha in April 1988; Appointed Governor of Uttar Pradesh on May 26, 1993 and held the office till May 3, 1996.