Rabindra Jayanti is the day which marks the birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (May 7, 1861 – August 7, 1941), the great Indian poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright. Bengalis around the world celebrate Rabindra Jayanti on 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh, since Tagore was born on this day of the year 1268 of the Bengali calendar. 9th May, 2017 is the 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. In West Bengal, Tagore Jayanti is popularly known as Poncheeshe Boishakh. According to English calendar he was born on 7th May 1861 in Kolkata to parents Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.
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List of laureates of Indian citizen, birth and origin, connections.
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Enjoy videos of national anthem and national song of India
On the eve of India’s 64th Independence Day, I bring you videos of the Republic of India’s national anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ written by Rabindranath Tagore, and national song ‘Vande Mataram’ written by Bankimchandra Chatterji. I hope you will enjoy them. I also give you the official lyrics of our national anthem, and national song.