Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Indians mark Nobel laureate Tagore's 150th birthday

Indian people give tribute to a statue of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore during a celebration on his 150th birthday anniversary in Kolkata, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal, on May 9, 2010.

Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali polymath and the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. As a poet, novelist, musician, and playwright, he reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Full report here People Daily

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