M. Y. Ghorpade
Murarirao Yeshwantrao Ghorpade (7 Dec 1931 – 29 Oct 2011) was an Indian politician. He was the son of the last Raja of the Sandur State, a former Princely State. He was a seven-time MLA and one-time MP from Raichur, Karnataka. He also served as Minister for Rural Development, Panchayat Raj and Finance in the Karnataka State Government. Ghorpade was the Chairman-emeritus of Sandur Manganese and Iron Ore Pvt. Ltd. (SMIORE). He held a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge.
He was a wildlife photographer famous for his black-and-white photography.
M. Y. GhorpadeBorn: 7 December 1931
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Raja of Sandur
Reason for succession failure:
Ajai M. Ghorpade
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