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Mother Teresa was given Bharat Ratna

Mother Teresa was given Bharat Ratna on 25 January 1980. Mother Teresa was conferred India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, on January 25, in the year 1980, for her philanthropic effort. Born to an Albanian family in Macedonia Country in the Balkans, her real title was Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu. She fled home at the age of 18 and arrived in India the next year. She established a Roman Catholic orthodox assemblage, Missionaries of Charity, in the year 1950.

Mother Teresa was given Bharat Ratna
Mother Teresa was given Bharat Ratna

“Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta” was a catholic sister and the originator of the Ministers of Charity. She was granted the Nobel Peace Prize award for her philanthropic endeavor in the year 1979 and was consecrated on 19 October 2003 by Pope John Paul II and consecrated on 4 September 2016 by Pope Francis.

Teresa was primarily recognized by the Indian government with the more additional following, winning the Padma Shri award in the year 1962 and the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding in the year 1969. She succeeding acquired different Indian awards, including the Bharat Ratna India’s highest civilian award in the year 1980. In Kolkata, she is celebrated as a goddess by some peoples.

Mother Teresa receiving Bharat Ratna
Mother Teresa receiving Bharat Ratna

Mother Teresa was the originator of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic assemblage of women committed to accommodating the underprivileged. Contemplated as one of the 20th Century’s most prominent philanthropists, she was consecrated as Saint Teresa of Calcutta in the year 2016.

In the year 1962, the Indian government granted Mother Teresa the Padma Shri award, one of its highest civilian honors, for her assistance to the bodies of India. Pope Paul VI on his journey to India in the year 1964 presented her his conventional limousine, which she quickly offer as a prize in a raffle to support fund her untouchable community. In the year 1979 she accepted the Nobel Peace Prize award for her philanthropic commitment, and the subsequent year the government Indian bestowed on her the Bharat Ratna award, india’s highest civilian honor.