Kolkata: The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on his 76th death anniversary on Tuesday.
In a pictorial Facebook post, Banerjee said “Kabiguru Rabindranath Thakurer Prayan Dibase Sraddharghyo” (tribute to Kabiguru on his death anniversary).
Rabindranath reshaped the Bengali Literature and won the Nobel Prize. Not even he modernized the world of literature his compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems which are India’s Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh’s Amar Shonar Bangla.
Tagore died in 1941 on ‘Baishe Srabon’ (The 22nd Srabon in the Bengali calendar).
His death anniversary date is popularly known as ‘Baishe Srabon’ and Bengalis across the globe observe the day.