Sanskriti Express, the exhibition train showcasing the life and works of poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore, will be stationed at Bangalore Cantonment from Monday to Thursday.

An official press release said that the exhibition train had been visiting places across the country to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the poet. Arundhati Nag, well-known theatre activist, will welcome the train at Cantonment Station at 10 a.m. on Monday.

On Tuesday, there will be a folk music programme by Dohar group from Kolkata at the ADA Rangamandira, J.C. Road, at 7 pm. Eminent writer U.R. Ananthamurthy will be the chief guest. On Wednesday, Pancham Vaidic Group will stage a Bengali play Ghare Baire, based on the novel written by Tagore, on the same premises at 7 pm. Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa will be the chief guest.

Entry to the exhibition train as well as cultural programmes is free, the release added.

The public may visit the train between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

  • Arundhati Nag will welcome the train
  • It will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.