Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Motilal Vora worked for several newspapers before he forayed into politics and won his first assembly election in 1972. Subsequently, he was inducted into the cabinet as a Union Minister in Arjun's Singh's administration in 1983. In 1985, he was sworn into office as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. He also served as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh in 1993. After his tenure as Governor ended, he contested and won the 1998 Lok Sabha elections from Rajnandgaon constituency in Madhya Pradesh, albeit he lost the following election to Dr. Raman of BJP. He's served four terms as a Rajya Sabha member from Chattisgarh.
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