Rabindranath Tagore, a 1913 Nobel laureate in Bengali literature is widely revered all over Bangladesh and India. Tagore is considered as the greatest writer in modern Bengali literature. His words evoked great beauty. Nobody had ever read anything like it. A glimpse of the mysticism and sentimental beauty of Indian culture were revealed to the West for the first time.
On his 146th birth anniversary, we pay tribute to him through his poems and lyrics depicting his hopes for the poets of future generation and he looks forward to the reader of the next century
In today’s call-in show, Hello Washington, listeners asked questions on Tagore’s accomplishments, his relationship with Bangladesh, his social and economic programs and his impact on the national life of Bangladesh.
Our guests this evening were Dr Ghulam Murshid, a literary critic and research scholar from London who has expertise on Tagore and Hasan Azizul Huq a renowned fiction writer from Bangladesh who is also a Professor of Philosophy at Rajshahi University.
Anis Ahmed hosted the show.