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'Tagore is a lighthouse, a strong voice of Indian culture'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From our Staff Correspondent

Dibrugarh, May 25: The 156th birth anniversary of Viswa Kabi (poet), Kabiguru Rabindra th Tagore was celebrated recently by the members of Hindu Milan Mandir, an affiliated organization of Bharat Sevashram Sangha, here at the Mandir’s premises with gaiety and cultural fervour.

Tagore was a poet, novelist, short story writer, educationist, dramatist, painter, lyricist, composer and singer whose unbelievable talents and creative works rose him to intertiol heights and he received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913.

The programme started with the recitation of Gopa Chowdhury and was formally iugurated by Professor of Monohari Devi Kanoi Girls’ College (MDKGC), Sekhar Purakaystha. The meeting was graced by convener of Matri Mandali (Mother’s Association), Kak Pramanik and senior member of the Mandir committee, Debth Lahiri as guest of honour. Both jointly unveiled the portrait of the poet and lit the traditiol lamp. Shibani Chakraborty’s opening song Chander Hansi Badh Bhengeche received wide applause from the audience.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof Shekhar Chakraborty dwelt at length about the life and works of the great literary genius of Bengal and stated that the country cherished the Kabiguru’s legacy and the people must endeavour to enrich that legacy for the welfare of the countrymen.

“Tagore is a lighthouse, a strong voice of Indian culture as well as humanity which guides us in days to come,” Prof Chakraborty stated.

The celebration was marked by Rabindra Sangeet and Gurudev’s poem sung and recited by a number of artistes and well-known persolities like Anindita Sutradhar, Ruma Chakraborty, Rajashree Paul and Dr Alok Sarkar, Abhay Jyoti Sarkar, Hitakshi Das and Moha Banik respectively .

A number of artistes like Ritashree Chowdhury, Dikshita Paul, Khushi Sarkar, Resmi Sutradhar, tismita Dutta, Abhayjyoti Sarkar, Rajashree Paul, Kak Pramanick and Satyajeet Bhattacharjee took part in the Rabindra drama Pujarini which received appreciation from the audience.

The entire programme was aptly conducted by Prabendu Ghosh, Biswajeet Chowdhury, Kamal Dey and Jeet Das respectively while Kak Pramanik offered the vote of thanks.

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