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25/01/1980 Mother Teresa is honored with India's highest civilian award

The Bharat Ratna is an Indian award conferred in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order. Mother Teresa was a Catholic nun and the founder of the Missionaries of Charity. She was well known for her humanitarian work.


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  • Another Nobel Peace Prize laureates 

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  • Co-Patron of Calcutta Archdiocese 

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