PM unveils Rs 100 coin to honour Rajmata of Gwalior

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative coin of Rs 100 through a virtual programme. The coin has been launched to honour Vijaya Raje Scindia, the Rajmata of Gwalior.

The coin has been issued on the occasion of the birth centenary of Vijaya Raje Scindia. This commemorative coin has been designed by the Ministry of Finance. The launch programme was attended by the PM, members of the family as well as people from other parts of the nation.

On one side of this coin is the picture of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia. On the same side, ‘Birth centenary of Smt. Vijaya Raje Scindia’ is written on the upper part in Hindi and in English at the bottom. On the same side, the year of her birth 1919) is mentioned.

On the other side, ‘India’ is written in Hindi and English along with the sign of the Ashoka Pillar. Rs 100 is written on the same side.

The Rajmata was one of the founding members of the BJP. She was the Rajmata of Gwalior as well as a leader of the Jana Sangh. Considered one of the prominent faces of the BJP, she was very vocal on Hindutva issues.

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia and Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia are the daughters of Vijaya Raje Scindia and Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia is her grandson.

Yashodhara Raje expressed gratitude after the release of this commemorative coin and thanked the Prime Minister through Twitter.

Also read in Hindi: पीएम मोदी ने राजमाता विजयाराजे सिंधिया के सम्मान में ₹100 का सिक्का जारी किया