Bokaro: The Pentecostal Assembly School commemorated the birth anniversary of the renowned, Rabindranath Tagore, with great enthusiasm and fervor. The event was organised by the students of classes 10 under the guidance of their teachers. Tagore’s contributions to Indian culture and society, as a Nobel laureate, were commemorated.
Tagore’s Impact on Indian Culture and Society
Rabindranath Tagore was an iconic figure in the Indian cultural renaissance, who left an indelible mark on Indian society and culture. His contributions as a poet, philosopher, musician, writer, and educationist shaped much of the Indian freedom struggle. The event aimed to pay tribute to Tagore’s life and works and educate the students about his legacy.
Celebrating Tagore Jayanti with Enthusiasm
The celebration was attended by the Chief Guest, Arup Rakshit, a renowned Violinist, and Faculty at Bokaro Sangeet Kala Academy, presently working in the aviation Department of BSL. The event included poetry recitations of Tagore’s work in both Bangla and English, a powerful speech on his great contributions, and a presentation of his inspiring song ‘Ekla Chalo Re’.
The dance performance on Rabindra Sangeet was mesmerizing and graceful, leaving a deep imprint on the hearts of each individual.
Rakshit highly appreciated the outstanding performance of the students and applauded their efforts in marking the auspicious day. He engaged the audience with his expert and soulful violin recital of Rabindra Sangeet. As the audience soaked in the gentle notes, the perfect ambience was created to pay tribute to Rabindranath Tagore – a cultural icon of our nation.
Impromptu Performance by CAO and Guests
The CAO of school, Rita Prasad, who herself is a product of Tagore’s Shanti Niketan, reminisced about her years in the great institute established by Tagore. She hummed a few notes of Rabindra Sangeet, accompanied by Arup Rakshit on the violin and Prasenjit Sharma on the tabla. The impromptu performance invigorated the audience, transporting them to the lanes of Shantiniketan.
Principal, Karuna Prasad appreciated the performance of the students and encouraged them to learn more about Rabindranath Tagore. The event successfully celebrated Tagore’s contributions and legacy, and the students left with a better understanding of the polymath’s impact on Indian culture and society.