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Saturday, May 9, 2009

န Dare Eshe Dilo Duk, Ajj 25-Se Boishakh...

25 Boishakh Whole world revels Tagore creations
Kolkata, Dhaka, London, 9 May : The whole world celebrated the 149th birth anniversary of all-times great poet Rabindranath Tagore on Saturday, highlighting enduring relevance of his creations and philosophy in the present day.
A poet of the earth who left an indelible impression on the psyche of the Bengalees and on the world literature, Tagore's birth anniversary falls on the 25th day of Boishakh. And in Bangladesh Rabindra Jayanti celebration started from yesterday, because 25-se Boishakh which actually comes on 8 May, by the lunar cycle.
Different social and cultural organisations from all across the Bengal, took extensive programmes to mark the birth of the Asia's first Nobel laureate, all time greatest Bengali poet and social thinker.

Yesterday in Dhaka, Bangabandhu Sanskritik Jote took out a rally from Bangabandhu Avenue and ended at National Press Club. The cultural affairs ministry held a function at Osmani Memorial Auditorium, which was inaugurated by Bangladesh president Zillur Rahman. Separate speeches were given by the president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina, a Bengali literature graduate, on the occasion. Hasina said, 'Kabiguru', as Tagore is fondly referred to by admirers, has wanders in the heart of every Bengali. He is the beacon of the Bengalis and the eternal source of inspiration in all their movements, struggles, uprisings and creation.
In Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said the contribution of Tagore in the Bengali language and literature is unforgettable and insurmountable. His vast and multi-faceted creation has put Bengali language in the higher echelons.
In East London celebrators told today, "Rabindranath was an extraordinary genius with his poetic brilliance. He was a prolific author of dramas, plays, short stories and novels. He was also an artist, philosopher, singer, social reformer and educationist. Tagore had immense influence on the people of Bengal. His works not only have enriched the Bangla literature, but also projected it to the entire world."
In Jorashanko, Kolkata the birth place of Poet and in Bolpur Santiniketan, BishaBharati organised programme on Tagore's contribution to the Bengali literature and music. And today in all over Bengals, special programmes, including soirees, recitation from his poems, discussions, film shows and dramas scripted or based on Tagore's stories.

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