The birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated this year through various programmes.
Sit & Draw competition, photo exhibition, recitation, dance and singing competition, cultural evening and quiz competition will be organized by Information & Cultural Affairs department in association with other departments.
A review meeting was organized at the conference hall of ICA department, Head Office, Gandhighat regarding this. The meeting was presided over by ICA Minister Sushanta Choudhury. He said nothing compare to Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam in Bengal culture. He hoped that the cultural environment of the state will flourish taking inspiration from them.
ICA Minister in the press meet said, 161th Rabindra Jayanti shall be celebrated on May 8 and 9.
These events will be held on Rabindra Bhawan. Chief Minister Biplab Kunuar Deb will be gracing the programme as the Chief Guest Renowned artistes of West Bengal Jayanti Chakraborty, Manomoy Bhattacharya, Devesh Thakur will be participating in the programme.