Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi passes away, she was 99.
Heeraben Modi lived with PM Modi’s younger brother Pankaj Modi at Raysan village near Gandhinagar.
PM Modi, who was scheduled to launch the developmental projects in West Bengal, has reached Ahmedabad after his mother died early this morning. He may join the events through video conferencing.
“Smt Hiraba Modi passed away on 30/12/2022, at 3:39 am (early morning, during the treatment at UN Mehta Heart Hospital,” the hospital where she had been admitted since Wednesday said in a statement.
Informing about her death, the Prime Minister posted a heartfelt tweet this morning, “A glorious century rests at the feet of God… In Maa, I have always felt that trinity, which contains the journey of an ascetic, the symbol of a selfless Karmayogi and a life committed to values.”
Similarly many leaders expressed their distress and showered heartfelt condolences on the passing of Heeraben Modi:
I am deeply saddened to hear that Smt Heeraben Modi, mother of our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, is no longer with us. Smt Heeraben breathed her last early this morning at the age of 100. I join my fellow citizens in offering heartfelt condolences to Shri Narendra Modi and his family on the demise of Smt Heeraben. May her soul rest in peace.