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Celebrated at USTM
Cultural Forum of USTM
celebrating 158th Rabindranath Jayanti on Thurseday, 9th May
9th Mile, Ri
Bhoi, 10 May 2019: The 158th birth anniversary of Kabiguru
Rabindranath Tagore was celebrated yesterday at the University
of Science & Technology, Meghalaya with great fervor. The
function was organized by the Cultural Forum of USTM. Ms
Mouchumi Sikhdar, a renowned Rabindra Sangeet singer was the
chief guest on the occasion. The function was addressed by Dr PK
Goswami, Vice Chancellor, Dr Balendra Kumar Das, Director
Administration, and Dr RK Sharma, Advisor USTM, and attended by
faculty members and a large number of students.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr PK Goswami said that there is much
relevance of Rabindranath’s ideology and thinking in the present
day India since he was the thinker who thought much ahead of his
time. He asked the students to explore the multifaceted Nobel
laureate who has contribution in almost all sphere of knowledge.
In his address, Dr Balendra Kumar Das deliberated on the
literary contribution of Rabindranath Tagore Tagore was the
first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Focusing on the lyricist Tagore, he said that Tagore had a song
for every moment and emotion of human life.
The programme was enriched with performance of Rabindra Sangeet
and poems by USTM students and Chief Guest Ms Mouchumi Sikhdar.
It concluded with the vote of thanks by Polly Borgohain,
Cultural Convenor of the university.