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PM releases a commemorative coin of Rs 100 in honour of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia

By Gitanjali Mangal -- October 12, 2020 11:10 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative coin of Rs 100 in honour of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia through a virtual ceremony on Monday.

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The special coin minted by the Ministry of Finance is being released in celebration of her birth centenary.

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The Family members of along with other dignitaries also joined the ceremony from different locations all over the country through virtual platform.

Rajmata Scindia was a Jana Sangh leader and one of the founding members of the BJP.

All You Should Know About Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia, A Stalwart Of The Jan Sangh And BJP

Coming from a royal family, Scindia was one of the major faces of the saffron party and vocal proponent of its core Hindutva issues.

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She was born on October 12, 1919. Her daughter Vasundhara Raje and grandson Jyotiraditya Scindia are senior BJP leaders.

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