PM Modi’s mother Heeraba dies at 100

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother, Heeraba Modi, passed away at the age of 100 in the wee hours of Friday. She was admitted to Ahmedabad’s UN Mehta Hospital after her health deteriorated.

Taking to his official Twitter handle, PM Modi wrote, “A glorious century rests at the feet of God.”

Sharing her picture, the prime minister wrote, “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.”

He added, “When I met her on her 100th birthday, she said one thing – Always remembered – Work with intelligence, live life with purity.”

PM Modi will reach Ahmedabad at around 7.30 am. Sources said, “PM Modi has left for Ahmedabad, flagging off of Vande Bharat train in Howrah, Kolkata & other developmental works of railways and under Namami Gange and meeting of National Ganga Council to be held as per plan. PM Modi may join through Video Conference.”

He visited his mother on Wednesday afternoon along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel.

Heeraba lived with her youngest son Pankaj, a retired Gujarat government official, at Raysan in Gandhinagar district.

UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre said in a bulletin, “Smt. Hiraba Modi passed away on 30/12/2022 at 3.30 am (early morning) during the treatment at UN Mehta Heart hospital.”