PM Modi’s ‘Emotional Message’ for his mother Heeraben will surely make you Cry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi passed away at a hospital in Ahmedabad today, 30 December. PM Modi shared a heartfelt message announcing the demise of his mother on his Twitter handle.

Heeraben Modi passed away

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi passed away on Friday. Heeraben Modi turned 100 on June 18. PM Modi had paid her a visit during her birthday at her residence in Gandhinagar, where she lived with the Prime Minister’s younger brother, Pankaj Modi.


A glorious century rests at the feet of God, PM Modi said while telling 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.”

In another tweet, the prime minister wrote, “When I met her on her 100th birthday, she said one thing, which is always remembered that is work with intelligence, live life with purity.”


About Heeraben

Heeraben, also called Heeraba, use to live in 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.

Apart from PM Modi, she has five other children. Heeraben Modi was born in Palanpur, but moved to Vadnagar after she married PM Modi’s father, Damodardas Mulchand Modi.

PM Modi’s brother Prahlad Modi had said earlier that their mother was just 15-16 years old when she got married. The family had financial situations due to which she never got a chance to study, but she wanted all her children to be well-educated. He also said that they never had any money to pay school fees but Heeraben never borrowed any money. He said that she would do some job to ensure that there was money for the children’s education.


She was brought to the super-specialty UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre on Wednesday morning due to some health issues. The hospital authorities on Thursday said that her condition was improving. The Gujarat Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) too in a statement had said that Heeraben would be discharged soon. Earlier on Thursday, people of ‘Dharmayatra Mahasangh’ in Gujarat’s Vadodara offered prayers at the temple and chanted ‘Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra’ for the ‘good health’ of PM Modi’s mother.

Heeraben Modi passed away on Friday. Despite her age, PM Modi’s mother voted in the Gujarat Assembly Election. She reached the polling booth in Raysan village near Gandhinagar in a wheelchair and was accompanied by Pankaj Modi.

A road in Gandhinagar has been named in the honor of Heeraben Modi. “When Heeraben Modi is entering her 100th year, we have decided to name an 80-meter-road in the Raysan area as Pujya Hiraba Marg so that the next generation takes inspiration from her life,” Gandhinagar Mayor Hitesh Makwana announced on her birthday.