M. Y. Ghorpade

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M. Y. Ghorpade (Murarirao Yeshwantrao Ghorpade) (07 Dec 1931 - 29 Oct 2011) was an Indian Politician. He was the son of the last Maharajah of the Sandur Kingdom.[1] He was a seven-time MLA and one-time MP from Raichur.[2] He also served as Rural Development, Panchayat Raj and Finance minister of Karnataka state.[3] Ghorpade was the Chairman-emiratus of the Sandur Manganese and Iron ore (SMOIRE) operation. He was a Cambridge post-graduate in economics.[4]


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  3. ^ "Former Karnataka minister M Y Ghorpade passes away - PTI". Moneycontrol.com. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
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M. Y. Ghorpade
Born: 7 December 1931
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Yeshwantrao Ghorpade
Raja of Sandur
Reason for succession failure:
Monarchy abolished
Succeeded by
Ajai M. Ghorpade