Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020 Date, Facts & Wishes

Some Facts about the Gurudev on Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020


Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020 observed on May 7, 2020. It is a cultural celebration of Nobel Laureate “Bard of Bengal” on his birth anniversary day. Moreover, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti globally celebrated on the 25th day of Boishakh (Bengali Month).

According to the Gregorian year, Rabindranath was born in 1628. Tagore is an inspiration for India, and he was a poet, musician, artist, and Ayurveda-researcher. He wrote 2K songs in his life. The Nobel Laureate reshaped the Bengali literature.

In 1913, he became the first Non-European laureate who won the Nobel Prize in Literature. During the 19th and 20th centuries, he authored the beautiful verse Gitanjali. He advocated for the independence of India in the British Raj.

Kabiguru Drama, Short Stories & Early Life 

Moreover, Tagore composed India’s national anthem Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh’s Amar Shonar Bangla. The Sri Lanka national anthem also inspired by this composition. Tagore wrote around eight novels that include Chaturanga, Shesher Kobita, Char Odhay, and Noukadubi Ghare Baire.

He started writing stories and novels at the age of 16. His stories showcased upon his surrounding, modern and fashionable ideas. He used his pen name Bhanu Singha Thakur (Bhonita), for writing stories, drama, and novels.

Kabiguru Drama, Short Stories & Early Life
Kabiguru Drama, Short Stories & Early Life

The key dance-drama adapted plays of Rabindranath Tagore includes Chitrangada, Chandalika, and Shyama. They all together known as Rabindra Nritya Natya. However, he passed away on August 7, 1941, in Kolkata (West Bengal, India).

His dead body cremated at Nimtala crematorium and ashes scattered in the holy Ganga river. Biswakabi 159 birth anniversary celebrated virtually in the lockdown imposed in India. 

Some Facts about the Gurudev on Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020 

  • Gurdev took up painting and drawing and painting at the age of 60.
  • He exhibited his collection publically.
  • However, he challenged the education system, schools, and colleges conditions at that time.
  • Kabiguru opened his university and provided education to the children.
  • He dedicated his life to humanitarian causes.
  • However, Rabindranath Tagore Nobel prize was stolen from the Uttarayan complex in Shanti Niketan in 2004.
Some Facts about the Gurudev on Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020
Some Facts about the Gurudev on Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020
  • He went to college for one day and then studied with his elder brother Hemendranath.
  • Still, he was not fond of formal education in his childhood days. 
  • William Rothenstein impressed with the poetry of Gurudev and gave him names like Ezra Pound and WB Yeats.
  • He was the good friend of the Tagore family, and Rabindranath traveled to London to meet him. 
  • In 1930-31 Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein met each other four times. 
  • India’s government arranged online events on the Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020.
  • People remembered the great personality on his birth anniversary. 

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