PM Modi Releases Rs 100 Coin In Honor Of Vijaya Raje, Says “The Life And Work Of Rajmata Scindia Was Always Connected To The Poor,”

PM Modi Releases Rs 100 Coin In Honour Of Jyotiraditya Scindia’s Grandmother

Highlights:

  • PM Modi announces Rs 100 coin in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia
  • The special coin will be minted by the Ministry of Finance
  • Rajmata Scindia dedicated her life to the poor, says PM Modi

On the birth anniversary of Rajmata Scindia, Central Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of Rs 100 in her honour, through a virtual ceremony.

The special coin will be minted by the Ministry of Finance and being released in the celebration of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia’s birth centenary.

Prime Minister’s Office, via its official Twitter handle, tweeted, “We learn from the life of #RajmataScindia that one does not have to be born in a big family to serve others. All that is needed is love for the nation and a democratic temperament: PM @narendramodi” quoting PM Modi from the virtual ceremony.

The Office of the Prime Minister also tweeted, “The life and work of #RajmataScindia was always connected to the aspirations of the poor. Her life was all about Jan Seva: PM @narendramodi,” again quoting PM Modi from the virtual conference.

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Rajmata Scindia was a Jana Sangh leader and among the founding members of the Bhartiya Janata Party.

Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Tomorrow, 12th October is the Jayanti of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia. On this special day, commemorative coin of Rs. 100 would be released at 11 AM. This is a part of her birth centenary celebrations and is yet another occasion to pay tributes to her great personality”.

Hailing from a royal family of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, Scindia was one of the chief faces of the saffron party and amongst the vocal proponent of its core Hindutva issues.

She was born on the 12th of October, 1919. Her daughter Vasundhara Raje (former Chief Minister of Rajasthan) and grandson Jyotiraditya Scindia are senior BJP leaders.

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