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Tributes paid to Mother Teresa on her birth anniversary
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Tributes paid to Mother Teresa on her birth anniversary

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Kolkata, 26 Aug, 2019: Several nuns gathered at the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata this morning to pay tribute to Mother Teresa on her 109th birth anniversary. They lighted candles at the flower-adorned grave of the Nobel Peace Prize winner. Floral tributes were paid to Bharat Ratna Mother Teresa on her birth anniversary in Pondicherry on Monday. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, his Cabinet Colleagues, legislators and others garlanded the statue of Mother Teresa.

Several nuns and priests also garlanded the statue on the occasion. Founder of Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910. She left her home when she was mere 18 and devoted most part of life working for poor and downtrodden. The missionary founded by her looks after people who are dying of HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis. UNI