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Park Street renamed Mother Teresa Sarani

December 11, 2004 21:21 IST

Park Street,one of the landmarks of Kolkata,wason Saturday rechristened Mother Teresa Sarani by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

"There is no alternative to Mother Teresa. She was a miracle herself,a super-human being. Her ideal of selfless service should be ours to follow," Banerjee said beforeunveiling the plaque to announce the renaming.

Banerjee recalled her personal association with Mother and thanked her party-controlled Kolkata Municipal Corporation for renamingPark Street.

Inaugurating the bronze bust of the Mother, Missionaries of Charity superior general Sister Nirmala thanked the KMC and the people of Kolkata, saying this wasthe rightway of paying tribute to a great soul.

"Mother had been here since the age of 18. She made this city her home. We ask her to bless us and pray for us so that the spirit of lovedwells in us andbring love and joy,"she said.


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Sub: I don't think it's appropriate

The Lifestyle of Park Street doesn't match with the views of Mother. Although it's one of the most important street of Kolkata I feel that ...


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