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‘Your mother means our mother’ : Mamata Banerjee to PM Modi on his mother's demise

PM Modi's mother Heeraben Modi, who was admitted to an Ahmedabad hospital, passed away early morning today  

File Picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his mother Heeraben Modi, who passed away today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben (100) passed away at a hospital in Ahmedabad today. She breathed her last at around 3.30 am. She was admitted to U N Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Ahmedabad earlier this week due to health issues. “Hiraben Modi passed away on 30/12/2022 at 3.30 am during the treatment at U N Mehta Heart Hospital," the medical bulletin said. As the news of her passing emerged, condolences and tributes began pouring in. 

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30 Dec 2022, 12:59 PM IST ‘Your mother means our mother’ : Mamata Banerjee to PM Modi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her condolence to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that "your mother means our mother".

Speaking at the inauguration of various Railway projects in West Bengal, which PM Modi was attending virtually, Banerjee said, "Respected PM, today is a sad day for you personally and it's a great loss of your personal life. I pray to God, may God give you strength and bless you so that you can love your mother with your action and activities. I convey my gratitude to you because you were supposed to come to West Bengal but because of the sad demise of your mother you couldn't come but have joined us virtually."

The Chief Minister also requested PM Modi to cut short the programme and to take rest as he had just come from the cremation of his mother.

"I don't know how to give my condolences and messages to your family members and others because the mother is no substitute for any other. On behalf of the people of West Bengal, I thank you so much for giving us this opportunity. Your mother means our mother also. I remember my mother also. May god give you the strength to continue your work," she added.

30 Dec 2022, 12:55 PM IST Pakistan's PM Shehbaz Sharif expresses condolences

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday offered condolences to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the passing away of his mother Heeraben.

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."

30 Dec 2022, 12:55 PM IST Owaisi expresses condolences over demise of PM Modi's mother

AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi expresses condolences over demise of PM Modi's mother Heeraben

30 Dec 2022, 11:50 AM IST PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express connecting Howrah to New Jalpaiguri

PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express connecting Howrah to New Jalpaiguri, in West Bengal, via video conferencing. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Union railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw & other leaders present at the event in Howrah.

30 Dec 2022, 11:40 AM IST Mamata Banerjee expresses grief over demise of PM Modi's mother

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed condolences over the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben.

"Condolences to PM Narendra Modi Ji on the passing away of his mother, Heeraben Modi. I pray that her soul rests in peace. In this hour of grief, I hope that he and his family members find strength," Banerjee said in a tweet.

30 Dec 2022, 11:02 AM IST RSS condoles death of PM Modi's mother

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Friday expressed grief over the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother and said her life was a great example of devotion to values.

"On this sad occasion, all of us volunteers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pay our respects to her," the Sangh said in a statement issued by its chief Mohan Bhagwat and general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale.

30 Dec 2022, 11:01 AM IST PM Modi leaves the crematorium after performing the last rites of his mother

Gandhinagar, Gujarat | PM Modi leaves the crematorium after performing the last rites of his mother Heeraben Modi.

30 Dec 2022, 10:30 AM IST PM Modi's mother Hiraben cremated

The mortal remains of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraben, who passed away here early on Friday, were consigned to flames at a crematorium in Gandhinagar.

30 Dec 2022, 10:29 AM IST Haryana CM expresses grief over death of PM Modi's mother

"Respected Mataji Heeraben Modi ji dedicated her 100 years of Karmayogi and ascetic life at the feet of God. The demise of the respected mother of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is very sad. Mahadev give a place to the virtuous soul at his holy feet. Om Shanti!" ML Khattar said in a tweet.

30 Dec 2022, 10:27 AM IST PM Modi performs last rites of his mother in Gandhinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday performed the last rites of his mother Heeraben Modi in Gandhinagar.

PM Modi, who had reached Gandhinagar early this morning, consigned the mortal remains of his mother Heeraben Modi to fire along with his brothers.

30 Dec 2022, 09:58 AM IST Nitish Kumar expresses condolences

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar expresses condolences over the demise of PM Modi's mother Heeraben Modi.

30 Dec 2022, 09:54 AM IST Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin extends condolences

"Dear Prime Minister @NarendraModi, We all know the emotional bond you had with your beloved mother Hiraba. The grief of losing one's mother is too hard to bear for anyone. I am deeply saddened and no words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. Sending my deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences in this hour of grief. May you find peace & comfort in the memories you shared with your mom," Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin wrote on Twitter.

30 Dec 2022, 09:41 AM IST No pain is greater, No sorrow deeper: Apollo Hospitals MD

Apollo Hospitals MD Dr. Sangita Reddy expressed grief over the demise of Hiraben Modi. “My condolences to PM Shri @narendramodi ji on the sad demise of his mother. No pain is greater, No sorrow deeper. In this hour of grief, my thoughts & prayers are with him & his family Om Shanti," she tweeted.

30 Dec 2022, 09:39 AM IST Watch: Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Modi, laid to rest in Gandhinagar

30 Dec 2022, 09:28 AM IST AP Governor, CM condole demise of PM Modi’s mother

Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed grief over the demise of Hiraben Modi. "I convey my heartfelt condolences to Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi ji, and the bereaved family members and pray Lord Jagannath and Lord Venkateswara, to bless her soul to rest in peace," Harichandan said in a tweet. The Chief Minister in a statement said he shares the personal grief of Prime Minister Modi and extended his heartfelt condolences on the bereavement. "My deepest condolences to PM @narendramodi garu. My thoughts and prayers are with the family in these difficult times," Jagan Mohan Reddy tweeted.

30 Dec 2022, 09:27 AM IST Family urges people to continue with work, says it will be befitting tribute to Hiraben

Family members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraben, who passed away on Friday, have thanked everyone for their prayers and requested people to continue with their scheduled work, saying it would be a befitting tribute to her.

"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 Hiraba," family sources said.

30 Dec 2022, 09:26 AM IST Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi brought to crematorium 

Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Modi, brought to a crematorium for last rites in Gandhinagar.

Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi.
30 Dec 2022, 09:07 AM IST Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi brought to a crematorium

Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Modi, brought to a crematorium for last rites in Gandhinagar.

30 Dec 2022, 09:05 AM IST Rahul Gandhi expresses condolences

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi expresses condolences over the demise of Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Modi. "The news of the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother, Mrs. Hira Ba is extremely sad. At this difficult time, I extend my deepest condolences and love to him and his family," he tweeted.

30 Dec 2022, 09:00 AM IST Heeraben Modi: A life committed to values

Modi has frequently stated that his mother served as an example to him of how to have a firm resolve and concentrate on the welfare of the less fortunate. As per Modi, his mother always had a great deal of faith in him and the ideals she taught him. Read more

30 Dec 2022, 08:58 AM IST In pics: A warm bond between PM Modi and his mother

Take a look at warm bond between PM Modi and his mother, Heeraben Modi in pictures. Read more

30 Dec 2022, 08:56 AM IST Heeraba's mortal remains being taken for last rites

Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Modi, being taken for last rites in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

30 Dec 2022, 08:50 AM IST Kangana Ranaut expresses grief over demise of PM Modi's mother 

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, on Friday morning, expressed grief over the demise of PM Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben Modi.

Taking to Instagram, Kangana shared a picture on her stories and wrote in Hindi, "Ishwar Pradhan mantra ji ko is kathin samay mein dhairya aur shanti dein. Om shanti."

30 Dec 2022, 08:49 AM IST We thank everyone for their prayers in these tough times: PM Modi family

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 Hiraba: PM Modi family Sources

30 Dec 2022, 08:42 AM IST PM Modi to attend all his events virtually

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join today’s scheduled programmes in West Bengal via video conferencing. These programmes include the launch of key connectivity-related projects and the meeting of the National Ganga Council: PMO

30 Dec 2022, 08:38 AM IST In pics: Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi

Gandhinagar, Gujarat | Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Modi being taken for the last rites.

Mortal remains of Heeraben Modi.
30 Dec 2022, 08:38 AM IST PM Modi pays respect to his mother Heeraben Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid floral tribute to his mother Heeraben Modi, who passed away early this morning, in Gandhinagar.

30 Dec 2022, 08:31 AM IST Watch video: PM Modi carries the mortal remains of his late mother Heeraben Modi

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi carries the mortal remains of his late mother Heeraben Modi who passed away at the age of 100, today.

30 Dec 2022, 08:21 AM IST Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expresses condolences

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expresses condolences over the demise of Heeraben Modi, mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

30 Dec 2022, 08:19 AM IST Family members arrive at Heeraben Modi's residence

PM Modi’s brother Somabhai Modi and other family members arrive at the residence of Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Modi, who passed away at the age of 100.

30 Dec 2022, 08:17 AM IST Watch: PM Modi arrives at the residence of his late mother Heeraben Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the residence of his late mother Heeraben Modi in Gandhinagar. She passed away at the age of 100, today.

30 Dec 2022, 08:13 AM IST Nitin Gadkari pays tribute to Heeraben Modi

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said PM Modi's mother Heeraba will always be remembered for her simplicity and loving nature.

30 Dec 2022, 08:01 AM IST Madhya Pradesh CM expresses grief over demise of Heeraben Modi

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan expresses grief over the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi and said she will remain an inspiration to many.

30 Dec 2022, 07:59 AM IST Heartfelt condolences to PM: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Democratic Azad Party chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad expressed condolences over the demise of Heeraben Modi, mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

30 Dec 2022, 07:58 AM IST PM Modi reaches Ahmedabad

PM Modi has reached Ahmedabad, where his mother Heeraba passed away.

30 Dec 2022, 07:52 AM IST 'Glorious century rests at God's feet', says PM Modi on mother Hiraben's death

In fond tributes to his mother Hiraben following her death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday he always felt in her the presence of a trinity combining an ascetic's journey, a selfless doer and a life committed to values.

“A glorious century rests at God's feet," Modi said in a tweet.

Prime Minister Modi recalled that when he met her on her 100th birthday, she had told him: “work with intelligence and live life with purity".

30 Dec 2022, 07:46 AM IST UP CM Yogi Adityanath says, ‘an irreparable loss’

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said that for a son, his mother is his whole world and her death is an irreparable loss.

30 Dec 2022, 07:44 AM IST Smriti Irani condoles demise of PM Modi’s mother

Union minister Smriti Irani expressed grief over the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother.

30 Dec 2022, 07:40 AM IST Amit Shah pays tribute to PM Modi’s mother

Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tribute to PM Modi's mother on her passing.

30 Dec 2022, 07:38 AM IST ‘Epitome of generosity’: Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel on Heeraben Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel also condoled the death of the Prime Minister's mother passed away at 100, and said that she was the epitome of simplicity and high values of life.

"Deeply saddened by the passing away of Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi's mother Pujya Hiraba. Pujya Hiraba was an epitome of generosity, simplicity, hard work and high values of life. I pray that God rest her soul in peace. AUM Shanti," Patel tweeted, roughly translated from Gujarati.

30 Dec 2022, 07:33 AM IST PM Modi recalls his visit to his mother on her 100th birthday this year

"When I met her on her 100th birthday, she said one thing, which is always remembered that work with intelligence, live life with purity, that is, work with intelligence and live life with purity," PM Modi tweeted.

30 Dec 2022, 07:32 AM IST Defence minister Rajnath Singh pays condolences

"I am deeply pained by the passing away of Heeraba, mother of Prime Minister 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," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted.

30 Dec 2022, 07:30 AM IST PM Modi leaves for Ahmedabad, no programmes cancelled

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Ahmedabad early on Friday morning as his mother Heeraben passed away. However, PM Modi is unlikely to cancel the events scheduled for today, news agency ANI reported citing sources. Flagging off the Vande Bharat train in Howrah and some other development works are on PM Modi's calender today which will be held as per plan, the news agency reported.

30 Dec 2022, 07:27 AM IST PM Modi informed the nation about her demise via a tweet

Informing about her demise, the Prime Minister posted a heartfelt tweet early Friday 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."

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