Bidding Adieu : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Carries Mortal Remains Of His Mother Heeraben Modi ; Pays Floral Tribute

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

As per ANI report, PM Modi who reached Gujarat this morning first paid tribute to her at her Raysan residence and then carried the bier with the mortal remains to the crematorium for the last rites.

Heeraben Modi, 100, passed away at around 3:30 am today at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Ahmedabad, according to a bulletin from the hospital. She was hospitalised on Wednesday after her health deteriorated.

PM Modi’s brother Somabhai Modi and other family members were also present at the residence of Heeraben Modi.

PM Modi who is scheduled to embark on a visit to West Bengal to launch some developmental projects, but now he may join the events through video conferencing, sources said on Friday.

“The flagging off of Vande Bharat train in Howrah, Kolkata and other developmental works of railways and under Namami Gange and meeting of National Ganga Council to be held as per plan. PM Modi may join through Video Conference,” sources said.

The Prime Minister informed the nation about her demise early Friday morning.

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