West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday paid tribute to Mom Teresa on her a hundred and tenth delivery anniversary. Particular prayers have been organised at a number of locations within the state together with the capital metropolis of Kolkata and Siliguri’s Pradhan Nagar.
“Allow us to all the time meet one another with a smile, for the smile is the start of affection,” Banerjee tweeted.
Mom Teresa, who was born in a household of ethnic Albanians in Skopje in 1910, left house on the age of 18 to hitch the Sisters of Loreto in Eire’s Rathfarnham with the hopes of changing into a missionary.
“Allow us to all the time meet one another with a smile, for the smile is the start of affection.”
Fondly remembering Mom Teresa (Saint Teresa of Calcutta) on her delivery anniversary
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 26, 2020
She moved to British India within the late Twenties and began educating historical past and geography for a decade and a half on the St Mary’s Excessive College in Calcutta, as the town was recognized then. Quickly, she realised that serving to those that belonged to the unlucky sections of the society was her calling and determined to depart the church in 1948. Two years later, she based the Roman Catholic spiritual congregation which is now known as the Missionaries of Charity.
#WestBengal: A homage prayer was provided in entrance of #MotherTeresa‘s tomb at The Mom Home Of the Missionaries Of Charity in Kolkata in the present day, on the event of her a hundred and tenth delivery anniversary. pic.twitter.com/E3wJ2cTwam
— ANI (@ANI) August 26, 2020
She had an extended affiliation with West Bengal. Whether or not it was educating the poor youngsters and offering them meals and healthcare regardless of the dearth of monetary sources, Mom Teresa had all the time helped these in Bengal and throughout India who felt they have been ignored and thought of a legal responsibility.
She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 “for work undertaken within the wrestle to beat poverty and misery, which additionally constitutes a menace to peace”. Mom Teresa refused to simply accept the prize cash value $192,000 and insisted that the quantity ought to be spent on serving to the needy in India.
She was declared because the patron saint of the Archdiocese of Calcutta in 2017 by the Vatican for her selfless service in direction of serving to the underprivileged within the metropolis.
(With inputs from ANI )