Aerogramme India – Mother(Saint)Teresa – 2009
Date of Issue – 01 Mar 2009
Printing Press -Indian Security Press Nashik
Denomination – Rupees 15.00
Stamp Design – Mother Teresa
Theme – Saint, Charity, Personality, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu is known as MotherTeresa and honoured in Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She was an Albanian Indian Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity. She came to India in 1929 and spent the rest of life in India looking after the poor and destitute. She was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Peace award in 1962 and Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She was canonised on 04 Sep 2016.