Heeraben Modi Cremated In Gandhinagar, PM Modi Performs Last Rites

Hiraba Modi was shifted to the hospital on Wednesda


Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi, who passed away early this morning at UN Mehta hospital, has been cremated in Gandhinagar. PM Modi, who reached Gujarat early this morning, performed the last rites. Heeraben Modi was 99.

A statement issued by UN Mehta Heart hospital stated, “Hiraba Modi passed away on 30/12/2022, at 3:39 am (early morning, during the treatment at UN Mehta Heart Hospital,”.

Hiraba Modi was shifted to the hospital on Wednesday. The hospital authorities stated that the condition of Hiraba was stable. However, Hiraba breathed her last at 3.39 am on Friday.

Informing about her death, the Prime Minister posted a heartfelt tweet early this morning, “A glorious century rests at the feet of God… 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, who was scheduled to launch the developmental projects in West Bengal, may join the events through video conferencing.

Heeraben Modi lived with PM Modi’s younger brother Pankaj Modi at Raysan village near Gandhinagar.

The Prime Minister would regularly visit Raysan and spend time with his mother during most of his Gujarat visits.