Rabindranath Tagore was a world-renowned poet, composer, playwright, painter and social reformer. Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7 May 1861 at Jorasanko Thakurabi in Calcutta. He was born to mother Sarada Devi and father Debendranath Tagore. He was the youngest in his family. He was called Gurudev and Bard of Bengal. His contribution to the field of art and literature is enormous. He was the first non-European to receive the Nobel Prize in the year 1913 for his poetry collection named Gitanjali. He was knighted by King George V in 1915, but renounced it after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919. He was the only one to write the national anthem for more than one country.
Rabindranath Tagore died on August 7, 1941, at the age of 80. He was diagnosed with severe uremia and a blocked bladder. The national anthem of India “Jana Gana Mana” adopted on 24 January 1950, is the first stanza of Tagore’s Bengali poem, “Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata” (1911). The national anthem of Bangladesh, “Amar Sonar Bangla” was also written by him.
Today, on the anniversary of his death, netizens and celebrities are expressing their condolences via Twitter. Here are the tweets.
We remember the great son of Mother India, writer, poet, philosopher, freedom fighter and great symbol of Indian values and legacies, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Ji on his death anniversary today.
— Hibi Eden (@HibiEden) August 7, 2022
My humble tributes to the legendary poet, composer of our National Anthem🇮🇳 Jana Gana Mana, #RabindranathTagore Ji, in his Punyatithi
In 1913 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Contribution to Literature. Let us all learn from his rich legacy. pic.twitter.com/L6Zd3cAvps
— Shantanu Thakur (@shantanu_bjp) August 7, 2022
I slept and dreamed that life was fine. I woke up and saw that life was a service. I activated and lo and behold, the service was a joy.
memory #RabindranathTagore#kaviguru#gurudev#RabindranathThakur@RailMinIndia pic.twitter.com/7pMNaVqBvl
— RPF INDIA (@RPF_INDIA) August 7, 2022
“Where the mind is without fear and the head held high…”
— Dr Jitendra Singh (@DrJitendraSingh) August 7, 2022
We remember Gurudev #RabindranathTagore in his Smrutidin. As a humanitarian, universalist, internationalist, he denounced the British Raj and supported independence. He was the second one after that #SwamiVivekananda who addressed the World Parliament of Religions twice in 1929 and 1937. pic.twitter.com/fxuy1M2smk
— Dayanand Kamble (@dayakamPR) August 7, 2022
On the occasion of the 81st anniversary of his death #RabindranathTagoreI bow my head to a prodigy whose contribution to Indian literature is unparalleled.
Even when India was not an independent country, his poems gave recognition to India on international platforms. pic.twitter.com/g0mDD5aqp8
— Geetha Kothapalli (@Geethak_MP) August 7, 2022
Remembering our Indian polymath – poet, writer, philosopher, social reformer, Nobel laureate and composer #National AnthemGurudev Rabindranath Tagore on his death anniversary. #AmritMahotsav #MainBharatHoon #RabindranathTagore #RabindraNathTagore2022 pic.twitter.com/b5f9nyWZLx
— Amrit Mahotsav (@AmritMahotsav) August 7, 2022
A humble tribute to the Nobel laureate #RabindranathTagore Ji on his death anniversary. The legend brought a paradigm shift in the world of poetry and composed the masterpiece, India’s national anthem. He will forever be an inspiration.
— Honeypreet Insan (@insan_honey) August 7, 2022
— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) August 7, 2022
You cannot cross the sea just by standing or looking at the water: #RabindranathTagore
My heartfelt obeisance to the great poet, philosopher, Nobel laureate, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Ji on his death anniversary.
A legend who lives forever, Guru ji never fails to inspire. pic.twitter.com/ZsrXTeLlIq
— Sarat Patnaik (@SaratPatINC) August 7, 2022
— Dinesh Achaarya (@Dinesh_Achaarya) August 7, 2022
We remember and humbly pay tribute to Nobel Laureate KabiGuru #RabindranathTagore On the anniversary of his death. He wrote the national anthems of 🇮🇳&🇧🇩. His ideas, values and words will continue to inspire generations around the world.@MinOfCultureGoI @iccr_hq @IndianDiplomacy @MEAIdia pic.twitter.com/6AK3SntGE8
— India in Chittagong (@ahcichittagong) August 6, 2022
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) August 7, 2022
We remember Nobel Laureate Gurudev #RabindranathTagore Ji on his death anniversary today.
His words continue to resonate with every Indian through our National Anthem! pic.twitter.com/cGOv4jyA9p
— Capt. Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) August 7, 2022