Prakash Chandra Sethi (Jain)
|Minister of Home Affairs|
2 September 1982 – 19 July 1984
|Preceded by||R. Venkataraman|
|Succeeded by||P. V. Narasimha Rao|
|8th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh|
29 January 1972 – 22 December 1975
|Preceded by||Shyama Charan Shukla|
|Succeeded by||Shyama Charan Shukla|
|Born||19 October 1919|
Jhalrapatan, Rajputana Agency, British India
|Died||February 21, 1996(aged 76)|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Spouse(s)||Smt. Kamla Devi|
Prakash Chandra Sethi (19 October 1919 – 21 February 1996) was an Indian National Congress politician who served as Minister of Home Affairs (1982–84) and as the 8th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh (1972–75).  He was twice the chief minister of the state from 29 January 1972 to 22 March 1972 and 23 March 1972 to 22 December 1975. Ideologically he always appreciated people like Shankar Dayal Sharma, Ravi Shankar Shukla, Guru Radha Kishan and Gandhian Mahesh Dutt Mishra. He was such an influential person but he never encouraged anyone to take any advantage of it. Though much is not talked about him as a politician but he was from the selfless school of thoughts and accessible to the public. PC Sethi as he was popularly known, was widely respected by the people of Indore and nation for his work.
During his tenure in the central government, Sethi was elected from the Indore constituency. He also held a number of positions in the Central Government of India - Home Minister, Defence Minister, Minister of External Affairs, Finance Minister, Railways, and Housing and Development. He is also known for his efforts for surrender of dacoits from Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh in 1976 while holding the post of Union Petroleum and Chemicals Minister.