Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases a commemorative coin of ₹100 in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia through a virtual ceremony on Monday. The coin is being released in celebration of the birth centenary of Vijaya Raje Scindia, popularly known as the Rajmata of Gwalior.
Family members of Rajmata Scindia along with other dignitaries joined the ceremony from different locations all over the country through virtual platforms.The special commemorative coin was minted by the Finance Ministry as a part of the celebrations.
Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia was a Jana Sangh leader and one of the founding members of the 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. Her daughter Vasundhara Raje and grandson Jyotiraditya Scindia are senior BJP leaders.