"Visva-Bharati is extremely pleased to inform that the
Ministry of Culture, Government of India, has responded to its
proposal to bring out a four-volume Rabindra Chitraavali
(collection of painting) by granting the first instalment of
the budgeted amount," a Visva-Bharati release said here today.
The volumes will be co-published with 'Pratikshan',
a well known Bengali publisher.
The Visva-Bharati has also received positive feedback on
its other proposals in connection with the celebrations, like
setting up of a new 'Twin Museum Complex' for Rabindra Bhavana
and Kala Bhavana in Santiniketan.
There was also good response to the plans of bringing out
a chronological anthology of the entire publications of Tagore
under the project 'Kalanukramik Rabindra Rachanabali', it
The Visva-Bharati has chalked out a series of programmes
as part of the celebrations which would begin with a
'Baitalik' at 5 am on May 9 at Santiniketan, Tagore's abode of
Exhibitions on Rabindra Chitrakala will be inaugurated
at Kala Bhavana to be followed by a photo exhibition at
Launching of a computer literacy programme would be held
at Sriniketan and Tagore's 'Tasher Desh' staged in the
Kolkata: Centre has responded to a proposal by
the Visva-Bharati to bring out a collection of Rabindranath
Tagore's paintings as part of the 150th birth anniversary
celebrations of the legend.
First Published: Tuesday, May 04, 2010, 19:21