Heerba Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Ahmedabad following his mother Heeraba’s demise in the wee hours of Friday. Last rites of Heeraba begin, PM Modi leads funeral procession. PM Narendra Modi carried the mortal remains of his mother Heeraba, who passed away around 3:30 am on Friday in Ahmedabad. A glorious century rests at the feet of God, PM Modi said while informing about her demise.
In a heartfelt note, 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.”
PM Modi’s brother Somabhai Modi and other family members arrive at the residence of Heeraben Modi in Gandhinagar. Heeraba, use to live at Raysan village near Gandhinagar city with PM Modi’s younger brother Pankaj Modi. The prime minister use to regularly visit Raysan to spend time with her during most of his Gujarat visits.
Family sources said that “We thank everyone for their prayers in these tough times. It is our humble request to everyone to keep the departed soul in their thoughts and continue with their pre decided schedule and commitments. That would be a befitting tribute to Heeraba”. Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel expressed grief over the demise of PM Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi. Union Home Minister, Amit Shah tweeted, ‘Struggles faced by Heeraba to nurture the family is a role model for all’ – Amit Sha
PM Modi credits mothers for shaping a child’s mind, personality, self-confidence, Mother – is not just any other word in the dictionary. It encompasses a whole range of emotions – love, patience, trust, and a lot more. Across the world, irrespective of country or region, children have a special affection for their mothers. In Vadnagar, Traders will shut down their businesses for three days on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, to mourn the demise of PM’s mother, Heeraben.
Union Minister Rajnath Singh also expresses condolences and wrote, “I am deeply pained by the passing away of HiraBa, mother of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. 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!”. Yogi Adityanath said the death of one’s mother is an unbearable and irreparable loss.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari hailed Heeraben for raising a leader like PM Modi. Gujarat State Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi pays tribute to PM Modi’s mother Heeraba.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expresses condolences over the demise of Heeraben Modi, mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge expresses condolences.
Pakistani Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif tweeted, “There is no greater loss than losing one’s mother. My condolences to Prime Minister @narendramodi on the passing away of his mother.” Japanese PM Fumio Kishida condoles demise of PM Modi’s mother
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji and his respected mother shared a deep personal and emotional connection. She inspired him to dedicate his life in the service of the nation and supported him in his life long sacrifices, giving him strength and guidance throughout his journey. “Losing a mother is the biggest loss one can experience and my thoughts are with Modi Ji in this very difficult moment. May God give him the strength to bear this irreparable loss. The nation stands with him in this mourning,” the Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal Condoles Death of PM Modi’s Mother
In 2015, PM Narendra Modi got emotional while talking about his mother’s struggles. He recalled how she cleaned utensils at neighbours’ homes to raise him and his siblings. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel expresses condolences over the death of Heeraben Modi.
Heerba Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died peacefully early Friday morning. She was admitted at UN Mehta Hospital since Wednesday, when she complained of difficulty in breathing. She was 100. Modi flew in shortly after the news. The last rites are expected to take place at Gandhinagar Sector 6 at 9:30 am.
Meanwhile, Heeraben’s neighbours recall her simplicity, cordial relations with locals who always maintained a low profile despite being Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother.
On the day when PM Modi Mother was admitted, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, health minister Rushikesh Patel and Rajya Sabha MP Parimal were among several leaders who visited the hospital on Tuesday. The prime minister too landed in Ahmedabad from Delhi in the afternoon, and spent over an hour with his mother. He also spoke to the doctors at the hospital.