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CM to name city road after Mother Teresa on Sept 4

Bhubaneswar, Sep 1: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would inaugurate naming of the flyover road from Satyanagar to Cuttack-Puri Road after Saint Mother Teresa on Sunday at 9.30 am.

Housing and Urban Development Minister Pushpendra Singh Deo, Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Cuttack MLA Debashish Samantaray, Bhubaneswar (Central) MLA Bijaya Kumar Mohanty, Bhubaneswar (North) MLA Priyadarshi Mishra, and Bhubaneswar Municipality  Corporation (BMC) Mayor Anant Narayan Jena, Archbishop John Barwa SVD of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar and head of Catholic Church in Odisha would grace the occasion.

“We are grateful to Odisha Government for naming the road after Mother Teresa. It is our tribute to Mother Teresa for her invaluable contribution to humanity through her service and charity,” said Archbishop Barwa, head of Odisha Catholic Church.

In Odisha Missionaries of Charity has nine homes for the sick, abandoned and elders; six homes for children and three centers for leprocy patients and four for mentally sick.

Pope Francis will officially declare Mother Teresa as saint on September 4 in Vatican, Rome. She is one of the icons and legendaries for the humanitarian and philanthropic services who has given a new meaning to the dignity of humanity.

On August 28, The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has resolved to name the road as Saint Mother Teresa Road on the request of Odisha Catholic Bishops’ Council (OCBC) chairman Archbishop John Barwa SVD.

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