Sources from New Delhi stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched Rs 100 coin commemorating former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee with his name inscribed in both Devanagari script as well as English on the coin. Meanwhile PIB India also released a video of the coin launch on Twitter.
Furthermore the coin has been launched a day before the Bharat Ratna recipient's birth anniversary which will also be celebrated as Good Governance day. As per report the salient features of the Rs 100 coin include a portrait of Vajpayee that also carries his birth and death years are inscribed 1924 and 2018. Further along with this, his name in both English and the Devanagari script will also be there on the coin on both sides and the coin is made up of silver, copper, nickel and zinc and weighs 35 grams.
Moreover the coin will also bear the Ashoka Pillar Lion Capital in the centre with ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed below in the Devanagari script on the other side. Reportedly in the memory of Vajpayee, a life-size portrait of the former PM will be installed in the Central Hall of Parliament. Hence this was decided unanimously at a meeting of the parliament’s portrait committee chaired by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
Exciting News: Flipkart Republic Day Sale started from January 20 to 22, 2019 Accordingly with the New Year kick starting, so have the online sales on e-commerce platforms and stores across the country, which are offering various deals and heavy discounts on products across different categories. Meanwhile Amazon India began its "Great Indian Sale" yesterday and offered 12 hours early access to its Prime members starting the sale from Saturday afternoon, Flipkart will launch its “Republic Day Sale” from yesterday, January 21, 2019.
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