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RSS chief's comment on Mother Teresa uncivilised: DMK

Hitting out at RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat for his controversial comment on Mother Teresa, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Thursday said it was an uncivilised comment against a noble person.



Chennai: Hitting out at RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat for his controversial comment on Mother Teresa, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Thursday said it was an uncivilised comment against a noble person.

"It was unnecessary, and an uncivilised comment against a noble person who is no more and it has brought up an unnecessary problem for the BJP government," he said in a statement here.

Citing the conferment of top awards like Bharat Ratna and Nobel Prize on Mother Teresa, he hailed her for her 50-year work in service of the poor.

Bhagwat had said during a function in Rajasthan on February 23 that the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor was conversion to Christianity. The comment had triggered widespread condemnation from various quarters.

From Zee News

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