In honour of ‘Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia’ , PM Modi released a commemorative coin of Rs 100.
On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Vijaya Raje Scindia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a commemorative coin of Rs 100 at a virtual event. On Monday PM officially released the special coin cast by the Ministry of Finance, during her birth centenary celebrations.
During the official release of the coin, Ministry of Culture stated, Smt Vijaya Raje Scindia who is popularly know as the Rajmata to Gwalior, in her honour India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs100 through a virtual event on 12 October 2020.Family members of Smt. Scindia and many others honourable dignitaries will join the virtual ceremony from different parts of the nation.
“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.” PM Modi wrote in his tweet.
Scindia belonged to a Royal family, and was a vital part of BJP and vocal proponent of its important Hindutva problems. Her birth day falls on October 12, 1919 . Today, her daughter Vasundhara Raje and grandson Jyotiraditya Scindia are one of the senior BJP leaders.