Modi meets his mother in Gujarat, seeks her blessings

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi,who is in Gujarat for a day, on Saturday visited his mother Heeraben at Raisan village near Gandhinagar and sought her blessings before heading for a BJP meet.

Modi, who addressed a public rally in Deesa town of Banaskantha district earlier in the day, reached the residence of his brother Pankaj Modi in Raisan village near the state capital where his 97-year-old mother Heeraben stays.

“Before arriving for the party meeting at the BJP headquarters in Koba, which is around 7 kms from Raisan, the Prime Minister decided to meet his mother and take her blessings,” said a BJP leader.

“Modi ji spent around 20 minutes with his mother after arriving at Gandhinagar. He then came to the party headquarters for the meeting,” the leader said.

Earlier, during his Gujarat visit on September 17, which was his 66th birthday, Modi had met Heeraben and took her blessings.