The Indian Railways' mobile exhibition special, ‘Sanskriti Express', being run to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, showcasing his life and philosophy, will be available for the public to have a look, at Vijayawada and Secunderabad stations.
A press release said it would be stationed at Vijayawada from September 25 to 27 and at Secunderabad (on the Bhoiguda side) from September 28 to October 1.
Entry is free and the exhibition special would be open for the public between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Flagged off on May 9 by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tagore's birth anniversary, it has five air-conditioned coaches containing presentations of his life and philosophy.
The first coach is named ‘Jibon Smriti', his life depicted with reminiscences in the form of photographs, the second one, ‘Gitanjali' has his poems and songs, the third, ‘Muktodhara' contains his literature, the fourth, ‘chitrarekha' containing his paintings and fifth ‘Seshkatha', a depiction of photographs of his last journey and ‘Smaranika',, an exhibition-cum-sale of handicrafts from Shantiniketan.
A cultural programme in the form of a dance drama ‘Bharat Tirtha', a play by Tagore in Hindi and renditions of Rabindra Sangeeth will be held at the Rail Nilayam Auditorium at 4 p.m. on September 29. Entry for this programme too, is free, the press release added.