Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee expressed her condolence on the occasion of the sad demise of Sister Nirmala Joshi. She tweeted and expressed her sorrow on the incident on Tuesday.
Saddened at the passing of Sister Nirmala who headed Missionaries of Charity after Mother Teresa. Kolkata and the world will miss her
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) June 23, 2015
West Bengal BJP chief Rahul Sinha on Tuesday condoled the demise of Sister Nirmala also.”The news of Sister Nirmala’s death is very sad. I offer my condolences from behalf of the party. May her soul rest in peace,” Sinha told a news agency.Nirmala Joshi, better known as Sister Nirmala, had replaced Mother Teresa as the superior general in 1997.Born to a Brahmin soldier in Ranchi hailing from Nepal, Sister Nirmala had joined the Order at the age of 17.She was later succeeded by German-born Sister Mary Prema