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150 years:Rabindra Bharati University students come out of Jorasanko Thakurbari, the ancestral home of the Tagore family, in Kolkata on Saturday. Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was born — and died too — in this house, built in the 18th century by his grandfather Prince Dwarkanath Thakur. The complex has several buildings. The museum is a major repository of Tagores' works, especially those of Abanindranath and Rabindranath. It offers details about the history of the Tagore family, including its involvement with the Bengal Renaissance and the Brahmo Samaj. Song, dance, prayer and remembrance, all will come together on May 9,to start a year-long celebration of 150 years of Rabindranath.
150 years:Rabindra Bharati University students come out of Jorasanko Thakurbari, the ancestral home of the Tagore family, in Kolkata on Saturday. Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was born — and died too — in this house, built in the 18th century by his grandfather Prince Dwarkanath Thakur. The complex has several buildings. The museum is a major repository of Tagores' works, especially those of Abanindranath and Rabindranath. It offers details about the history of the Tagore family, including its involvement with the Bengal Renaissance and the Brahmo Samaj. Song, dance, prayer and remembrance, all will come together on May 9,to start a year-long celebration of 150 years of Rabindranath.


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