Friday, March 25, 2011

Sanskriti Express to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore


Celebrating the 150th birth anniversary go Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Northern Railway is organizing “Sanskritik Sandhya” on March 26, 2011 at National Rail Museum, Chanaykyapuri. The event is organized in the memory of father of Indian Literature on his birth anniversary.

Sanskriti Express, a special exhibition train will showcase the life, philosophy, poetry and painting of Gurudev. India’s first noble laureate in literature, is the figure who gave national anthems to two countries of the Indian subcontinent. Entry to the event will be by invitation only.

He holds a high place in the lobbies of Indian literature. His plays and poetries are the eye-openers for society of British India. His love for language and using it for the development of society is evident from the fact that beside of his upbringing in the rich and affluent family of Bengal, he could write on various subjects troubling the Indian society at that time.  

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