Guv, CM mourn demise of PM’s mother

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: State Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu Friday expressed deep sadness over the death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Hiraben, and termed her as an ‘icon of simplicity’.

Modi’s mother passed away at a hospital in Ahmedabad on Friday.

“I join the people of Arunachal Pradesh in praying to Almighty God to give eternal peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss,” the Governor said in his condolence letter.

Taking to twitter Khandu said, “In her quiet certitude, Maa Hiraben displayed exemplary grace. An icon of simplicity, Maa lived an endearing life and was always generous in her blessings.”

“As she leaves for her heavenly abode, I pray to Lord Buddha for peace to her soul, the chief minister said.

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