Kolkata: The Visva Bharati University has started a project to post the memorabilia of Rabindranath Tagore as well as the landmark events associated with the premier institution on social media platforms.
The rare materials kept in the archive at Rabindra Bhavan of the Visva Bharati would be posted on social media as part of an effort to reach out to the poet’s followers spread all over the world.
The university would also be posting lectures of important personalities at Visva Bharati till this date and various anniversaries like the recent 80th year celebration of the Chinese language and culture centre at the Cheena Bhavan.
“We will post rare items lying in our archive – like Tagore’s photos with luminaries, his voice clips, newspaper clippings about him and the Visva Bharati and likewise – on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube,” Vice Chancellor Sabuj Kali Sen said.
She further said “The HRD ministry had asked us to post the contents associated with Tagore and Visva Bharati, as well as the landmark events of the institution founded by the Bard. We are working on the project,”.
Registrar Sougata Chattopadhyay said Neelanjan Bandyopadhyay, special officer of Rabindra Bhavan, will be responsible for posting the contents on social media.