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Delhi Home Minister to attend Mother Teresa’s sainthood ceremony in Vatican

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016,11:28 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain will fly to Vatican to attend Mother Teresa’s sainthood ceremony with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today giving his nod.

Jain will leave for Rome with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on September 2 and return on September 5.

“The Lt Governor has cleared Jain’s file to go to Vatican in Rome,” sources said.
However, earlier in the day, Jain had alleged that the Lt Governor has not given his approval for the trip to attend Mother Teresa Sainthood ceremony in Vatican on September 4.

“Waiting for LG’s approval (File on LG’s table for Last 7 days), to attend Mother Teresa sainthood celebration in Vatican,” Jain had tweeted in the afternoon.

Apart from Jain, Kejriwal will be joined by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who had earlier agreed to attend the ceremony.

Mother Teresa, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, will be declared a saint by Pope Francis.
In July, Kejriwal had accepted the invitation of Missionaries of Charity to attend the event.

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