PM Modi reaches Ahmedabad to meet mother Heeraben in hospital
Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been hospitalized in Ahmadabad, Gujarat after her health deteriorated on Tuesday night, NDTV reported. Heeraben (99) has been admitted to the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre, Ahmedabad. Her condition is said to be stable, the hospital authorities said in a statement. PM Modi has reached Ahmedabad to meet his mother.
BJP MLAs visit Heeraben at hospital
According to reports, Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs Darshanaben Vaghela and Kaushik Jain visited the hospital to check on her status and ensure proper care is taken. Meanwhile, Heeraben's hospitalization was announced shortly after Prahlad Modi, the brother of the Prime Minister, and other family members were injured in a car accident in Mysuru, Karnataka.
Statement about PM Modi's mother released by the hospital
PM's bond with Heeraben
PM Modi has regularly mentioned his bond with his mother. He gave Heeraben a visit in June when she turned 99. To mark her birthday, PM Modi had also written an emotional blog entry titled "Mother." He also sought her blessing during the BJP's election campaign in Gujarat. Images of him speaking with Heeraben and enjoying tea were widely circulated on social media.
You have my support: Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi shared good wishes for PM Modi's mother after reports of her being admitted to a hospital. "The love between a mother and a son is eternal and priceless," he said. "Modi ji, you have my love and support in this difficult time. I hope your mother gets well soon," Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.
Rahul Gandhi's tweet
PM's brother, other family members injured in car accident
Meanwhile, PM's younger brother Prahlad Modi got injured in a car accident on Tuesday. According to reports, he was traveling to Bandipur along with his son, daughter-in-law, and grandson when his Mercedes Benz car hit the divider near Mysuru, Karnataka. Prahlad along with his family have been admitted to JSS Hospital for treatment, however, it is said that they sustained minor injuries.