Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore
  • Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941) is one of India's most beloved writers. 
  • He won a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 and was respectfully addressed as Gurudev.
  • He was a poet, novelist, artist and musician, philosopher, teacher and reformer. 
  • He has also shaped the Bengali literature and music. 
  • He began to write at a very young age and is well known for his lyrics and songs on nature, love and childhood. 
  • He set hundreds of poems to music and founded the "world university" Santiniketan outside Calcutta.
  • This story "The Cabuliwallah" comes from Tagore's collection Galpaguccha ("A Bunch of Stories"), which describe humble lives and their small miseries. Cabuliwallahs are peddler or fruitseller from Kabul, Afghanistan. This story called is about the beautiful friendship of a young girl named Mini and a peddler named Rahman, which develops despite rank, class or age.

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