Jamshedpur : Rich tributes were paid to ‘Gurudev’ Rabindranath Tagore on his 154th birth anniversary on Saturday.
A ‘Prabhat Pheri’, was taken out from Rabindra Bhavan. Students, staff and the managing committee of Tagore Society participated to celebrate the birth anniversary of the genius.
More than a 1000 people took part in the Prabhat Pheri .The procession was followed by offering floral tributes to the nobel laureate at the Rabindra Bhavan.
School students and stu- dents of Tagore School of Arts also participated in the morning celebrations.
A cultural programme was also presented by the stu- dents of Tagore Academy. A fine arts and craft exhibition was also inaugurated.
The Tagore Society, Jamshedpur has lined up a three-day cultural extravaganza that started today and
will conclude on May 11.
The second half of the day was performances by various art and cultural centres run by Tagore Society in
Students of Baridih Cable branch of Tagore Society performed ‘Nabo Nabo Rupe Eso Praan’ while the Sonari
branch presented a dance drama on ‘Mukta Hawa’. The Telco branch performed ‘Indramoni’r Haar’.
“As Tagore Society, it is our responsibility to propagate the works and vast cultural heritage of the Nobel
laureate. This would be a permanent address where visitors can learn more about Tagore,” said Ashis Chowdhury, secretary of Tagore Society.
Performances on the second day of the festival on May 10 will be presented by the faculty members of the
Tagore School of Fine Arts.
On May 11 Tagore’s dance drama will be presented. It may be mentioned that Tagore Society, a city based
leading educational and cultural organisation, has also been organising book fair from more than two decades.
It periodically organises exhibitions and dance competitions in the city.