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Mother Express-Indian Railways pay tribute to Mother Teresa

Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS) ‘‘Mother Express”, an exhibition on Wheels Train run by Indian Railways exhibiting the life and philanthropic deeds of Mother Teresa on the occasion of her birth centenary, will chug Koraput Station on Jan 21 and Brahmapur Railway Station on Jan 23 and will be exhibited for general public from 10 am to 6 pm.

The train had been flagged off by Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee from Sealdah station on Aug 26 last year.

The train has three air-conditioned coaches, which have photographs and write-ups on the life and message of Mother Teresa in association with the Missionaries of Charity.

It is stated that, Mother Teresa was a Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. She worked tirelessly in the service of the poor, sick, orphaned and destitute for over 47 years.

Around 10 thousand visitors including school children comprising of 29 schools visited the Exhibition on Wheels “Mother Express” at Visakhapatnam Railway station on Wednesday.

Particularly, the school children took keen interest while moving inside the exhibition compartment and appreciated the various works done by Mother Teresa to the humanity.

After completion of its Exhibition at Visakhapatnam Railway Station on 20 January, this Exhibition on Wheels will be displayed at Koraput Railway Station on 21January, at Brahmapur Station on 23 January, at Mancheswar on 24 & 25 January and at Sambalpur Railway Station on 28 January in East Coast Railway Jurisdiction.

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