SILCHAR, March 26: Women’s College here is organizing a week long exhibition entitled “Gurudev Rabindrath Tagore – a visiory, artist and poet” in collaboration with Indira Gandhi tiol Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi from Friday. This is the first of its kind exhibition in this Barak Valley which will provide an opportunity to the new generations to acquaint themselves with the life and works of the legendary persolity. The exhibition in the context of this valley will be quite relevant as it will present the colourful and eventful activities of Rabindrath from his childhood till the summit of his achievement with the honour of Nobel Prize for his classic literary creation ‘Geetanjali’.
This information was shared at a meet with the media-persons by Dr. Manoj Kumar Paul, principal of the College, Samar Kanti Roy Choudhury, GB president, Dr. PR Goswami, director IGNCA, New Delhi, and Dr. Virendra Bangroo, associate professor, IGNCA. Dr. Goswami said the photographic exhibition would in particular focus on Tagore’s connection with this valley. He revealed the proposal for setting up a museum with the rare photographs of Tagore, showing his varied cultural, literary and artistic facets in this College in collaboration with IGNCA would receive due consideration.
Dr. Goswami expressed his happiness at the novel exercise of this College located in a remote and isolated corner of north-east India to organize such an informative and enlightening exhibition. He was confident students and youths as well as all sections of people with aesthetic sensibility would be benefited and know more about Rabindrath Tagore as a visiory, artist and poet. He said IGNCA is a tiol level academic research centre encompassing the study and experience of all arts, classical and folk, written and oral, ancient and modern.
He added to say IGNCA holds exhibitions which are closely related to the academic programmes. It also collaborates with like-minded organizations to showcase the best in art through the Kaladarsa division which is responsible for the dissemition of in-house research. The iugural function of the exhibition followed by documentary show and a symposium will herald the exhibition on Friday. Samar Kanti Roy Choudhury, GB president, will preside over it. Prof. Tapodhir Bhattacharjee, former Vice-Chancellor of Assam University, will grace the occasion as chief-guest.