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Heeraben Modi Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Vadnagar, Gujarat
Husband: Damodardas Mulchand Modi
Age: 99 Years

Heeraben Modi

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Famous ForBeing the mother of Narendra Modi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 145 cm
in meters- 1.45 m
in feet inches- 4’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of Birth1920
Age (as in 2020)100 Years
NationalityIndian
HometownVadnagar, ‎Mehsana, Gujarat
ReligionHinduism
CasteOBC (Modh Ghanchi)
Political InclinationBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusWidow
Family
Husband/SpouseDamodardas Mulchand Modi (Tea Seller)
Heeraben Modi's husband Damodardas Mulchand Modi
ChildrenSon(s)- Five
• Soma Modi (a retired officer from Health Department in Gujarat)
Heeraben Modi's son Soma Modi
• Amrut Modi (Lathe Machine Operator, Retired)
Heeraben Modi's son Amrut Modi
• Prahlad Modi (Shop Owner)
Heeraben Modi's son Prahlad
• Pankaj Modi (Clerk, Information Department of the Gujarat Government)
Heeraben Modi's son Pankaj
Narendra Modi (14th Prime Minister of India)
Heeraben Modi with her son Narendra Modi
Daughter- One
• Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi
Heeraben Modi's daughter Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi

Heeraben Modi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Heeraben Modi

  • Heeraben Modi is the mother of Narendra Modi, one of the world’s most powerful leaders.
  • She got married to a tea stall owner, Damodardas Mulchand Modi in Vadnagar, ‎Mehsana, Gujarat at a very young age.
  • Heeraben and her husband Mulchand Modi had six children together; five sons, and a daughter.

    Heeraben Modi with her family

    Heeraben Modi with her family

  • Her third eldest son, Narendra Modi, became the Prime Minister of India in 2014. Earlier, he had served the Chief Minister of Gujarat for four consecutive terms. When he became the Chief Minister of Gujarat for the first time, she had advised him not to take the bribe. She said,

    Beta, kadi lanch na leis.

    Heeraben Modi with her son Narendra Modi

    Heeraben Modi with her son Narendra Modi

  • In an Interview, Narendra Modi stated that she was the pillar of her life and had played a crucial role in his success.
  • Before the results of the 2014 General Elections, Modi visited Heeraben for her blessings.

    Narendra Modi With His Mother

    Narendra Modi With His Mother

  • She used to live in the family’s ancestral home in Vadnagar, ‎Mehsana, Gujarat but after her husband’s demise, she shifted to the residence of Narendra Modi’s youngest brother, Pankaj.
  • In 2015, when Narendra Modi was on a visit to the United States, he talked about his mother and got emotional during a sit-down with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg at a town hall session.

  • In May 2016, she visited Narendra Modi for the first time at his official Race Course Road residence in New Delhi. Modi shared pictures of him showing around his residence to her on Twitter.

  • In November 2016, after demonetization, she was seen standing in an ATM queue, supporting her son’s brave decision on banning old currency notes.

  • Before casting his vote during the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, Narendra Modi again paid a visit to his mother to seek her blessings.

  • Even at such a fragile age of 99, she cast her vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.

  • After the massive win of the Narendra Modi-led BJP, Heeraben greeted media outside her home in Gandhinagar.

  • Here’s an interesting video about Heeraben Modi’s biography: