WB CM pays her last respects to Sister Nirmala

West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee paid her last respects to Sister Nirmala at St John’s Church in Kolkata.

Sister Nirmala headed the Missionaries of Charity after Mother Teresa passed away. She passed away at the age of 81 last night.

At around 12:30 PM, WB CM visited the St John’s Church. She said that she had good relations with Missionaries of Charity and that she had worked with Mother Teresa during 1992 riots.

Terming the death of Sister Nirmala as a personal loss the West Bengal Chief Minister said “Sister Nirmala was a very soft-spoken person and had worked for the poor and for world peace.” “She was very motherly. I had great respect for her,” the Chief Minister added.

The contribution of Missionaries of Charity to Kolkata and Bengal was immense, she said.


Earlier this morning, she had tweeted: