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Agri Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Along With Others Pay Tribute to PM's Mother Heerben Modi After Her Sad Demise Today

PM Modi’s mother, Mataji Heeraben Modi passed away at the age of 100, earlier today in UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre, Ahmedabad. As condolences poured in from all over the country, Agricultural Ministers also paid their tribute to Heeraben sad demise.

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PM Modi performs last rites of mother in Gandhinagar
PM Modi performs last rites of mother in Gandhinagar

Heeraben Modi, mother of Prime Minister Modi passed away in Ahmedabad today. She was admitted to the hospital two days back, on Wednesday. Cabinet Ministers, celebrities and many citizens have shared their condolences across multiple platforms. 

Modi has taken part in the last rites of his mother in Gandhinagar, where he has been seen carrying the mortal remains of his mother. As Smt Heeraben passed away today, the Prime Minister paid tribute to his mother stating that he always has felt the trinity of a tapsvi's journey, selfless Karmyogi and a life dedicated to values in her.

Modi shared a reminiscence of his mother on twitter. “When I met her on her 100th birthday, she said one thing, which is ‘always remember: work with intelligence, live life with purity’.”

Home Minister Amit Shah paid tribute to Modi’s mother tweeting “The hardships faced by Hira Ba to nurture and care for the family is exemplary. Her 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”

Foreign Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar conveyed his condolences on twitter stating: “I am saddened to hear about the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heera Ba. Her life was very inspiring…I pray to God to give the departed pious soul a place at his feet. My deepest sympathies are with the Prime Minister and his entire family at this difficult time. Om Shanti!”

Narendra Singh Tomar,  Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare conveyed his condolences sharing Modi's post and writing a heartfelt message of tribute on twitter. Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare also paid his tribute.

Cabinet Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Animals Husbandry & Dairying Fisheries, Law & Legislative at Govt. Of Haryana, Jai Prakash Dalal wrote "The death of respected mother of Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is very sad..In this hour of grief, the whole country is with the respected Prime Minister and his family..May God grant the pious soul a place at his feet. Heartfelt tribute."

Union Cabinet Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying - Govt. of India, Member of Parliament, Purushottam Rupala wrote a few words as he tweeted a video montage of Heeraben with "Tearful Tribute to Venerable Heeraba"

Apart from Ministers, condolences have been pouring out on social media from famous celebrities all over the world. 

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