As Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi breathed her last on Friday, tributes poured in from across the nation.
Political leaders from across the spectrum expressed their grief at Heeraben Modi’s passing away.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted: “The struggles faced by Hira Ba to nurture the family are a role model for all. His sacrificial ascetic life will always be in our memory. The entire nation stands with Prime Minister Modi and his family in this hour of grief. The prayers of crores of people are with you. Om Shanti.”
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted: “I am deeply pained by the passing away of Hira Ba, mother of Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi. The death of a mother leaves such a void in one’s life that is impossible to fill. I express my condolences to the Prime Minister and his entire family in this hour of grief. Om Shanti!”
Expressing his grief over the passing of PM Modi’s mother Heeraba, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said she will always be remembered for her simplicity and loving nature.
M Venkaiah Naidu, former Vice-President of India, tweeted: My deepest condolences to Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi on the sad demise of his beloved mother, Smt. Heeraben Modi There is nothing as priceless & indescribable in God’s creation as the bond between mother & child. May her atma attain sadgati! Om shanti.”
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel wrote: “Deeply saddened by the passing away of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi’s mother Pujya Hiraba. Pujya Hiraba was an epitome of generosity, simplicity, hard work and high values of life. I pray that God rest his soul in peace. Om Shanti.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai wrote, “Very saddened to hear the news of Heeraben, the revered mother of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has left this world. I pray to the great mother who gave birth to a son who made the country proud. I pray to the Prime Minister and his family for strength to bear this grief. Om Shantih.”
Mayawati, leader of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, wrote, “Extremely saddened by the news of the demise of Mrs. Heeraben, mother of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. My deepest condolences to his entire family. May nature give him and all his loved ones the strength to bear this loss.”