Exhibition of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore – A Visionary, Artist and Poet

Date: 28/06/2015
Time: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: Max Mueller Bhavan, 716, CMH Road, Indiranagar Ist Stage, Bangalore


In association with Max Mueller Bhavan IGNCA SRC

Report of the Inauguration
IGNCA SRC in association with Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore organized an “Exhibition Rabindranath Tagore: A Visionary, Artist and Poet”. The exhibition was inaugurated by Shri. Chiranjivi Singh, IAS (Retd), Shri. Achintya Lal Roy, Convener, Tagore Cultural Centre, Shri. Virendra Bangroo, Curator of the Exhibition and Shri. Vikram Sampath, Executive Director, IGNCA SRC. Shri. Chiranjivi Singh, while sharing his insights during the inaugural address said “The first half of the India belonged to Mahathma Gandhiji, the second half was inspired by Dr. B R Ambedkar and the next generation will be the days of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore”. He also affirmed that Gurudev doesn’t belong to Bengalis only, but to all Indians. His message and life is a true inspiration to the current generation”. Shri. Anchintya Lal Roy, quoted the phrase from the poetry of Gurudev to ascertain his presence and relevance to the current era of threat and turmoil. Shri. Vindra Bangroo in his address said “The exhibition on Gurudev which you are going to see was first held in Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts from 10-20TH May, 2011 and was inaugurated by Prof. Inder Nath Chandhary, thereafter, with the collaboration of Delhi . Sahitya Parishad was held in Kamani Auditorium from 5-6th August, 2011 and inaugurated by the then Honorable finance minister and presently His Excellency President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee”. The exhibition was appreciated and very well received by scholars and students alike. We received requests from a number of institution and it we decided to make it. The exhibition has been held in Rampur Raza library,an oriented library in Uttar Pradesh, M.K.P. College Dehradun in Uttarkhand , Kurukeshtra University in Haryana, Women’s College in Silchar Assam and Tripura State Museum, Agartala. The inauguration was followed by Rabindra Sangeet by Shri. Sounak Chattopadhyay from Kolkata. The concert was a unique concept of fusing Rabindra Sangeet with traditional Hindustani Classical music and was very well received by the discerning audience.Shri. Sounak was accompanies by Shri. Premendu Ghosh on Tabla and Shri. Surajit Chakraborti on Keyboard