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Monday, 7 May 2018

Rabindranath Tagore facts || First indian Winner Noble Prize


RABINDRANATH TAGORE

 is such a person who can not be used in any words. Rabindranath Tagore about whom to write or talk about them, words will be reduced.
Those people whose entire life we can learn something and take some inspiration. He is one of the world's wonderful writers. People who know the whole world




  He was the person who wrote the national anthem of two countries India and Bengaldesh


Full Name : Rabindranath Tagore

Born: 7 May 1861, Calcutta, India

death: 7 August 1941, Calcutta, India

Residence at the time of the award: India

Prize motivation: "because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West"

Field: poetry

Language: Bengali and English

Facts 

Rabindranath Tagore is one of the proud sons of India who was the first one to receive the Nobel Prize for literature from Asia. This multitalented personality is a philosopher, poet, dramatist, painter, novelist, educationist and a composer. Challenging the conventional education system, he established an entirely new kind of education institution named Shanti Niketan.




He had a great talent in painting and played a vital role in modernizing the Bengali art. Greatly moved by the Jallianwallabagh massacre and to express his deep reverence for freedom, he gave up his knighthood conferred by the British. These unknown facts about this inspiring personality might interest you greatly.



Rabindranath Tagore got the honor of Nobel Prize for his acclaimed poetical work called Gitanjali. Notably he was the first non-European to get this most coveted honor. In choosing him for this honor, the Nobel committee stated, “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West".



Today, three nations have honored Rabindranath Tagore by making his poems their national anthems. The world famed national anthem of India namely “Jana Gana Mana Ati Nayaka” is known to all. In addition, the Bangladesh National Anthem worded as “Amar Sona Banlga” was composed by Tagore.

Over and above, the national anthem of Sri Lanka is fully based on a song composed by Tagore in Bengali, which was translated in Sinhalese and adopted as the national anthem in 1951.



Tagore and Gandhi had a great love and reverence for each other. In fact, it was Tagore who conferred the title ‘Mahatma’ on the father of nation. However, in several issues Tagore greatly differed from Gandhi. Tagore and Einstein met four times between 1930 and 1931. They revered each other moved by their mutual curiosity to grasp other’s contributions, their search for truth and love for music.




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