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Centre froze bank accounts of Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity: Mamata Banerjee

Expressing shock, Mamata Banerjee said that this move has left Missionaries of Charity’s 22,000 patients and employees without food and medicines.

December 27, 2021 / 04:05 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (Illustration: Moneycontrol)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (Illustration: Moneycontrol)


The Centre has frozen all bank accounts of Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother Teresa, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed on Monday.

Expressing shock, Banerjee said that this move has left Missionaries of Charity’s 22,000 patients and employees without food and medicines.

"Shocked to hear that on Christmas, Union Ministry FROZE ALL BANK ACCOUNTS of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in India! Their 22,000 patients & employees have been left without food & medicines,” she tweeted.

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"While the law is paramount, humanitarian efforts must not be compromised," Banerjee added.
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first published: Dec 27, 2021 04:05 pm
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