New Delhi: On Saturday morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his mother’s birthday as he met her in Gandhinagar. The Prime Minister sought his mother’s blessings and washed her feet. Born on June 18, 1923, Heeraben Modi entered the 100th year of her life today.
Taking to Twitter, “Maathis isn’t a mere word but it captures a range of emotions. Today, 18th June is the day my Mother Heeraba enters her 100th year. On this special day, I have penned a few thoughts expressing joy and gratitude,” PM Modi said in a tweet.
Maa…this isn’t a mere word but it captures a range of emotions. Today, 18th June is the day my Mother Heeraba enters her 100th year. On this special day, I have penned a few thoughts expressing joy and gratitude. https://t.co/KnhBmUp2se
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 18, 2022
In his letter the PM Modi wrote, “Today, I feel extremely happy and fortunate to share that my mother Smt. Heeraba is entering her hundredth year. This is going to be her birth centenary year. If my father had been alive, he too would have celebrated his 100th birthday last week. 2022 is a special year as my mother’s centenary year is starting, and my father would have completed his.” PM Modi also said, “Just last week, my nephew shared a few videos of Mother from Gandhinagar. A few youngsters from the society had come home, my father’s photograph was kept on a chair, there was a kirtan, and Mother was immersed in singing bhajans while playing the manjeera. She is still the same – age may have taken a toll physically, but she is as mentally alert as ever.”
According to the information, After meeting his mother, PM Modi will also visit the famous pilgrimage site of Pavagadh in the Panchmahal district. he will visit Vadodara to attend Gujarat Gaurav Abhiyaan and to lay foundation stones for 18 projects of the Indian Railways worth ₹16,369 crore. He will inaugurate five railway projects constructed at a cost of ₹10,749 crore and lay foundations for 13 other projects worth ₹5,620 crore and the new building of the Bhartiya Gati Shakti University (National Rail Transport Institute).