Rabindranath Tagore's First Audio-Visual Poem Archive Launched

Bengali Poet and Nobel Prize winner in literature, Rabindranath Tagore's enduring poems will be launched in an audio-visual format.

The collection titled 'Rabindrakabita archive' will contain 3500 poems written by the renowned poet, which will be recited by 245 notable poets and elocutionists from Bengal including the famous poet himself. Apart from the poems, the collection consists of information about the poems origin, time and anthology. It also includes pectoral description of the elocutionists. A statement given by the researcher and compiler of the archive, Purnendu Bikash Sarkar says, "Through this archive the subscribers would not only be able to find all of the Tagore's poems but would also be able to hear them recited by different elocutionists" . Sarkar added saying, “The archive would be available for downloaded from an online app from August 28 or can also be bought from the market as DVDs for approximately Rs 1,500-2,000”. 

Eminent personalities who are a part of this project are Dramatists Chandan Sen, Bratya Basu and poet Subodh Sarkar. 

                                                                                                                                                              -Akhila Kakarala