Monday, April 26, 2010

Foundation laid for renovation of Tagore's cremation site

As part of Nobel laureate and poet Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary celebrations, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday, April 25, laid the foundation stone for improvement and extension of the Nimtala Ghat, where he was cremated 70 years back.

'We have to improve the condition of this burning ghat for the benefit of the locals and beautify it for preserving Rabindranath's memory,' Bhattacharjee said at the function.

He also laid the foundation for developing the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Udyan situated in the premises.

Full report here Sify

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