This article is from Jan 08, 2021

Did the Modi government issue a Kamaraj image engraved coin?


Kamarajar, the leader who opened our educational eye… The noble leader who gave corruption-free rule to Tamil Nadu .. Karmaveerar K. Kamarajar The 100 rupee coin issued by the BJP Modi government in their memory. This news is hidden by the media.



The photo has been circulating on social media, including WhatsApp, that the Modi-led central government has issued a 100 rupee coin engraved with the image of former Chief Minister Kamaraj.

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Over the last few days, a 100 rupee coin engraved with the image of Kamaraj has been being shared on Facebook. But the name of the PM Modi did not mention them in it. However, in the comments, many has been posting praises and congratulations, Prime Minister Modi.

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While searching for the 100 rupee coin engraved with Kamaraj’s image, a collection of Kamaraj commemorative coins featuring photographs of 100 rupee and 5 rupee coins engraved with Kamaraj was found on the website in 2013.

” The Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, issued a silver coin in 2004 to commemorate the centenary of Kamaraj .”

The speech made by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on October 27, 2004 during the issuance of 5 and 100 rupee coins by the Central Government in memory of Kamaraj, who marked the centenary of 2003, has been published on the website of the Prime Minister’s Office on October 27, 2004.


In our search, they are misrepresenting that Prime Minister Modi’s government has issued a 100 rupee coin engraved with the Kamaraj image which was actually issued by the Manmohan Singh-led central government in 2004.

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