Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Remembers Mother Teresa On Her 109th Birth Anniversary
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday remembered Mother Teresa on the occasion of her 109th birth anniversary. “Humble tribute to Bharat Ratna #MotherTeresa on her birth anniversary. Her compassionate service to the poorest of poor and unfailing commitment towards humanity continues to inspire us to this day. #InternationalDayOfCharity” he wrote on Twitter.
The Vatican had declared Mother Teresa Patron Saint of the ”Archdiocese of Calcutta” on 6 September 2017 in recognition of her selfless service towards helping the poor and the underprivileged in India. She was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She was born on August 26, 1910, at Skopje in Macedonia. She passed away on September 5, 1997, in Kolkata at the age of 86.