Ravindranath Tagore Jayanti, famous festival of Kolkata
The Land of Bengal has a number of literature scholar and the name of Ravindranath Tagore is leadin among all. Ravindranath was one of an eminent writer of India and was widely known for his works in literature. Even today’s generation love to read his writing as a novelist and story writer. His stories were based on emotional, social and life touching topics. As we know that he was from Kolkata, there his jayanti is celebrated at very large scale. Every year people celebrate his Jayanti on 9th of May. He was born on the 25th day of Boishakh which is the first month of the Bengali calendar and there are a lot of places where his birthday is celebrated with great honour and respect. The government of West Bengal also celebrates his birthday with a lot of programs in the area of literature. At many places dramas are conducted which are based on the write ups made by Gurudev Ravindranath Tagore. He had written the Gitanjali which won him world famous Nobel Prize.
Especial celebrations at Kolkata
Especial celebrations take place at Kolkata on the occasion of Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti. Varies kind of cultural activities takes place in Kolkata. People in various group organize cultural functions. Dance, singing, recitation, debate are conducted. The cultural association of Kolkata and all the nearby village celebrate the festival at large scale. Rabindra Bharati University makes especial arrangements for the celebrations. Not only this but at associated places like Rabindra sadan, Jorasanko Thakurbani also celebrates Jayanti of this eminent novelist. At Bengal his Jayanti is celebrated as festival. Various cultural activities are conducted at many places including schools, colleges and Universities. Many places RabindraSangeet is also organized. Groups or poets and writers arrange seminars and group discussions on life of Rabindranath Tagore.