By H.JanGra May 07, 2022
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti is a cultural celebration which is celebrated all over India and globally. Rabindranath Tagore was a great Bengali poet, writer, novelist, philosopher and painter
According to the Bengali calender, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti is celebrated on 25th day of Boisakh and as per the English calender, it is being celebrated on 7th May 2022.
This year it is 161st birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.
Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7th May 1861 in Jorasanko Thakurbai in Kolkata. Rabindranath Tagore was born to mother Sarada Devi and Father Debendranath Tagore and he belonged to a affluent brahmin family
He was the youngest one in his family and had a great desire to learn new things. He was respectfully called as Gurudev and Bard of Bengal
He was popular for the contribution he has made in the field of art and literature.
He was the first Non-European, who received the Nobel Prize in the year of 1913 for his collection of poetry named 'Gitanjali', which was a big achievement being an Indian.
The contribution of Rabindranath Tagore for Bengali and English literature is unmatchable
Rabindranath Tagore was such a great poet that he composed national anthem of India, Bangladesh and even he contributed to the national anthem of Sri Lanka, which led him to become a renowned personality all over the world.
Rabindranath Tagore was the only one, who penned down for national anthem for more than one country.