Hiraben Modi has five sons and one daughter. Three of them retired from government jobs. Narendra Modi, who was born as the third child, became the Prime Minister of India and was the Chief Minister of Gujarat four times. Daughter Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi. Born on 18 June 1923 in Vadnagar, Mehsana, Gujarat, Heeraben was married to Damodardas Moolchand Modi at the age of 15. She was unable to study due to family financial reasons.. She thought that such a situation should not happen to her children. Decided to educate six children. Modi’s brother Prahlad Modi said that even though she had no money to pay school fees, she did not borrow money from anyone, but earned that money through hard work.
Prime Minister Modi studied till seventh standard in Vadnagar itself. They were also struggling to pay school fees. The Prime Minister had only one uniform.. If it got torn, it was sewn with different colored cloths. In Vadnagar, Heeraben used home remedies to treat small children and women. Prahlad Modi said.. “My mother knew many indigenous treatments… She was called Dossi Ma. Even though I never saw her face at school… she is a doctor in my village… the secret behind her turning 100 years is her struggle and hardship in life.”
“They used to draw water from the well twice a day.. This made her back strong.. Every day she went to the pond to wash her clothes.. She used to climb many stairs to make her legs and whole body strong. She never ate outside food.. That’s why today her son is a world leader” he said. She said her favorite food is ice cream.
He explained that the financial condition of the family was very poor and they used to eat only bajra roti and kadi five days a week. ‘Dad worked very hard. My mother used to work all day.. The media says that Prime Minister Modi works 18 hours a day.. Mother Heeraben is the inspiration for that,’ he said.
He said that even if she did not study, she always said that we should dedicate our lives to the country. It is said that behind every man’s success there is a woman. The woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s life is Heeraben’s mother. She struggled all her life.. worked hard.. never expected money. Children are taught such behavior.. it makes them self-reliant and great leaders. Heeraben was always busy with her work. Her friend stated that her routine was nothing but work and family.
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