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Short Note on Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa was born on 26th August, 1910. She was an Albanian by birth, but she made her choice to become an Indian citizen.

Early Life: She started her schooling at Albania. In 1928, she came to India and joined a convent school. She saw the poor condition of people living in slum areas. She felt deep compassion for the poor people. She decided to work for the well-being of the poor people.

Career: She established “Nirmal Hriday” at Kolkata to help the homeless.

Character and Personality: She was a simple and pious woman. She adopted a “white saree with blue border” as her dress code.

Awards: She was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1979, Bharat Ratna in 1980 for dedicating her life in for the service of suffering humanity.

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