PM Modi pays tributes to Gurudev Tagore on his Jayanti
Visva-Bharati University, a central research university and an Institution of National Importance located in Shantiniketan, West Bengal, was founded with Rabindranath Tagore’s permission.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday paid tributes to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore on his Jayanti.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “On the occasion of his Jayanti, my tributes to Gurudev Tagore. From art to music and from education to literature, he has left an indelible mark across several areas. We reiterate our commitment to fulfilling his vision for a prosperous, progressive and enlightened India.”
Rabindranath Tagore was a notable Bengali poet, writer, painter, composer, and philosopher. His birth anniversary is commemorated on Jayanti, sometimes referred to as Rabindra Jayanti.
He began composing poems when he was just 8 years old, and by the time he was 16, he had moved to short stories and plays. In addition to this, Rabindranath was a social reformer who actively participated in the campaign for Indian independence from British control.
Additionally, Visva-Bharati University, a central research university and an Institution of National Importance located in Shantiniketan, West Bengal, was founded with Rabindranath Tagore’s permission.
He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1931, making history as the first non-European and the first lyricist to do so. Sometimes, Rabindranath Tagore is referred to as “the Bard of Bengali”.