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Tagore remembered by Dimapurians
Published on 16 May. 2010 12:32 AM IST
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Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize, was a poet, novelist, musician and playwright and his compositions reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
There is an urgent need to increase awareness among youth about the vast works of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore during the bard’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations, intellectuals feel.
On Saturday, the Dimapurians remembered the Nobel Laureate Tagore and honoured him through a cultural programme organized by Central Committee for Celebration of Tagore’s 150th Birth Anniversary at Kalibari auditorium, Dimapur.
Conveying the message that language cannot be a barrier to spread the works of Tagore and to spread awareness among youth, one artist from the Marwari Community named Alok Parek sang the beautiful songs of Tagore (Rabindra sangeet) in Bengali language and it may be mentioned that he had been interested in Tagore’s songs from his childhood.
The celebration was made lively by symposium on Tagore, songs and dance performed by cultural troupe from Assam, Kolkata and accompanied by local artists. The renowned personalities present during the celebration were Dr. Usharanjan Bhattacharjee, ex-professor Guwahati University; internationally reputed artists like Kajal Sengupta, Mallar Ghosh, and Alok Lahiri, intellectuals like Gautam Bhattacharjee, Mandate Singh, chairman ceasefire monitoring cell Indo-Naga peace talk; Subrata Sen, ETV editor NE and other dignitaries.

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