M3 Features

Rabisarani - Digitising Tagore

February 7, 2015

Exactly when did Rabindranath Tagore write a particular poem, or put into words a particular song?

The International Kolkata Book Fair will see the launch of a weblink showcasing a comprehensive timeline of Tagore’s creations in black and white, all through his eighty-year life, archived in a decade-wise format. The launch is slated for later today.

Rabisarani


An initiative of HIDCO and titled ‘Rabisarani’, the website can be accessed through a link from the website of Rabindra Tirtha. “This site provides exhaustive information on Tagore’s works as a wordsmith,” Debashis Sen, chairman of HIDCO, said.

“For example, if a song was composed while Tagore was in Shilaidaha, you will get to know the exact date when he composed it. You can also listen to that particular song through another link provided there. We engaged a professional agency for the project. The website is the result of three years of research and hard work by the agency. It is a treasure trove of information about a range of things concerning Tagore’s life and creativity,” he added.

Digitial Tagore

Although written in English, visitors will have the option of reading it in Bengali too. It’s an effort to bring the new generations closer to Tagore. The home page has a frame showing Tagore during different stages of his life – right from a teenage Rabi to the omnipresent image with the trademark, flowing white beard in his twilight years.


< Back to List

 
Comments (0)
 
 
Post a Comment Comments Moderation Policy
 
Name:    Email:
 
Comment:
 
 
 
Security Code:
(Please enter the security code shown above)
 

Comments and Moderation Policy

MaaMatiManush.tv encourages open discussion and debate, but please adhere to the rules below, before posting. Comments or Replies that are found to be in violation of any one or more of the guidelines will be automatically deleted.

  • Personal attacks/name calling will not be tolerated. This applies to comments or replies directed at the author, other commenters or repliers and other politicians/public figures. Please do not post comments or replies that target a specific community, caste, nationality or religion.

  • While you do not have to use your real name, any commenters using any MaaMatiManush.tv writer's name will be deleted, and the commenter banned from participating in any future discussions.

  • Comments and replies will be moderated for abusive and offensive language.

×

© 2017 Maa Mati Manush About Us  |  Contact   |   Disclaimer   |   Privacy Policy   |   Site Map