Tagore is no stranger in Bsaari. According to locals living there, one of the prayers in Bsaari is derived from Tagore’s writing.
Diplomats, members of the diaspora of both the countries as well as Chinese admirers of Tagore recited the inspirational poetry of Tagore and Nazrul.
There are certain reports suggesting the finance ministry and the RBI were contemplating to use the faces of other prominent Indians, including Rabindranath Tagore and APJ Abdul Kalam, on currencies.
The Father of the Nation’s watermark figure occupies the pride of place on all denominations of Indian currency notes.
This is the first time that RBI is considering using the images of famous personalities other than Mahatma Gandhi on the banknotes.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lamented that the CBI's failure to recover it is a 'big insult' to the people of the state
The enthusiasts claim that demolition works have been continued either for implementation of the Smart Cities Mission scheme, or for eviction of encroachments.
The book, "A History of Sriniketan: Rabindranath Tagore's Pioneering Work in Rural Construction", is written by historian and Tagore biographer Uma Das Gupta.
While Tagore had called Gandhi a Mahatma, Bose, despite ideological differences, referred to Gandhi as Father of Nation during a radio broadcast from Rangoon in 1944, Baghel pointed out.
Although 'Kabuliwalas' are popularly known to be moneylenders, according to Amir, the Pathans in Kolkata are currently engaged in a variety of professions like selling clothes and dry fruits.
The Minister of State for Education made the comments during a visit to Visva Bharati, the university founded by Tagore.
The occasion was observed with due solemnity, but the number of people attending was below 30, far less than pre-Covid times, a university official said.