Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi died at the age of 99 on Friday in Ahmedabad.

She was admitted to UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre on Wednesday after her health had deteriorated, reported The Indian Express. Narendra Modi had also visited his mother at the hospital on Wednesday.

Heeraben Modi lived at Raysan village near Gandhinagar city with Narendra Modi’s younger brother Pankaj Modi.

“When I met her at on her 100th birthday, she had told me one thing: work with intelligence and live with purity,” the Bharatiya Janata Party leader tweeted on Friday.

Narendra Modi will be visiting Ahmedabad on Friday to conduct the last rites of his mother, reported India Today.

Several politicians paid tributes to Modi’s mother.

“The struggles faced by Heera Ba to nurture the family are a role model for all,” Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted on Friday. “Her sacrificial ascetic life will always be in our memory. The entire nation stands with Prime Minister Modi and his family in this hour of grief.”

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also expressed his condolences to Narendra Modi on the demise of his mother. “At this difficult time, I extend my deepest condolences and love to him and his family,” Gandhi tweeted.

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and president of Samajwadi Party Akhilesh Yadav said that he was saddened by the news of the death.

More leaders paid tributes to Heeraben Modi.