West Bengal is observing the death anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore today. A special prayer meeting was held at Viswa Bharati in Santiniketan this morning.
Vice-Chancellor of the University, Bidyut Chakraborty, teachers, students and other distinguished persons took part. Viswa Bharati has organised a painting exhibition of Tagore to mark the day.
People from all walks of life paid floral tributes at Nimtala burning Ghat where he was cremated. People also paid homage at Jorasanko Thakurbari, the birthplace of Tagore in North Kolkata.
West Bengal Government has organised a special musical programme, Barshamongol based on Tagore's songs and writings in Kolkata this evening to mark the day. (AIR NEWS)