Kolkata, Aug. 14 -- Bengal has always borne the ideals of peace over the ages, as inculcated in the teachings of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, according to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Ms Banerjee was inaugurated the world's first museum devoted to the life and teachings of the 16th Century sage Sri Chaitanya in the Bagbazar area here last evening.

Speaking on the occasion, she said a lot of people envy Banglal's talent, culture and humaneness. But Bangla does not envy any other region - this is Bangla's education, its civility and its tradition. Do not envy Bangla, do not try to intimidate it. Around the time of our Independence, Gandhiji was in Kolkata.

"I am proud that the world's first Sri Chaitanya museum has come up in Bangla. I...