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‘Multifaceted genius’: Rabindranath Tagore remembered…

India denotes the 80th demise commemoration of the incomparable Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore on August 7, a date which is referred to in West Bengal and Bangladesh as ‘Baishe Srabon’, seriously denoting the day when the artist and writer died. Tagore, the principal non-European individual to win a Nobel Prize in Literature, was known for reshaping the primary structure of Bengali writing and music, alongside other Indian works of art with the approach of innovation in the late nineteenth and mid twentieth hundreds of years.

Rabindranath Tagore has been described as a poet, writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, social reformer, and painter, yet words fail to capture the exact extent of his contributions to the Indian subcontinent. (File Photo)

Tagore not just formed India’s public hymn “Jana Gana Mana” yet in addition made Bangladesh’s “Amar Shonar Bangla” song of praise. What’s more, he is likewise accepted to have roused the public song of praise of Sri Lanka.

Rabindranath Tagore was brought into the world to Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi on May 7, 1861, in the Jorasanko house of Calcutta. He lost his mom at the youthful age of 14, later traversing India with his dad. On returning, Tagore finished a bunch of significant works by 1877, one of them being a long sonnet in the Maithili style of Vidyapati.

Tagore, at 17 years old, selected at a government funded school at Brighton in East Sussex, England. He momentarily contemplated law at University College London, however again left school. It was then that he began considering crafted by William Shakespeare and was propelled by English, Irish, and Scottish society tunes. Needing to accommodate European oddity with Bengali practices, Tagore got back to his country in 1880 and proceeded with his abstract vocation.

On Tagore’s 80th demise commemoration, the country’s chiefs took to their authority handles on Twitter to notice the day with serious recognition.


In 1913, Tagore was granted the Nobel Prize in Literature for his deciphered work of verse, ‘Gitanjali: Song Offerings’, distributed a year earlier. He was additionally granted a knighthood by King George V in 1915, yet the artist later disavowed it following the Jallianwala Bagh slaughter.

A mix of Tagore’s beneficial encounters gave us the endowment of his enormous ability in verse, exposition, songwriting, and workmanship. From magical sentimentalism to nationalism, Rabindranath Tagore investigated every possibility in the domain of creative articulation.


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