PM Modi to release commemorative coin on Vijaya Raje Scindia's birth centenary
New Delhi, Oct 11: The Union government will release a commemorative coin of Rs 100 on Monday as part of Vijaya Raje Scindia's birth centenary celebrations.
She was a Jana Sangh leader and one of the founding members of the BJP.
"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," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet.
Coming from a royal family, Scindia was one of the major faces of the saffron party and vocal proponent of its core Hindutva issues.
She was born on October 12, 1919. Her daughter Vasundhara Raje and grandson Jyotiraditya Scindia are senior BJP leaders.