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Why is Tagore award given?

Why is Tagore award given?

The Tagore Award is an award given in commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941) for cultural harmony. Music conductor Zubin Mehta received the Tagore Award For Cultural Harmony for the year 2013 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to cultural harmony.

How many awards did Rabindranath Tagore won?

The winners receive USD 10,000 as the prize money along with a Rabindranath Tagore statuette while the shortlisted authors each receive USD 500….Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize.

The Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize
Reward(s) USD 10,000 (2018-2019) USD 5,000 (2020)
First awarded 2018
Last awarded 2020

Who gave Nobel Prize to Rabindranath Tagore?

In 1913, Tagore became the first non-European to win a Nobel Prize in Literature and second non-European to receive a Nobel Prize after Theodore Roosevelt for Gitanjali, his best-known collection of poetry.

Who won Rabindranath Tagore 2021?

author Raj Kamal Jha
New Delhi: Journalist-author Raj Kamal Jha has won the 3rd Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for his novel, The City and The Sea, organiser and publisher Peter Bundalo announced on Monday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the winner of the $5,000 prize was announced online in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Who was the first Indian Nobel Prize winner in the field of medicine?

Har Gobind Khorana
Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel Prize in Literature (1913) C.V. Raman, Nobel Prize in Physics (1930) Har Gobind Khorana, Nobel Prize in Medicine (1968)

Who received Bharat Ratna?

Hemant Singh

Year Laureates
Bharat Ratna 2014 Sachin Tendulkar
Bharat Ratna 2015 Madan Mohan Malaviya
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Bharat Ratna 2019 Pranab Mukherjee

Who is the father of Rabindranath Tagore?

Debendranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore/Fathers

The son of the religious reformer Debendranath Tagore, he early began to write verses, and, after incomplete studies in England in the late 1870s, he returned to India.

Was Rabindranath Tagore a Hindu?

Tagore was born into a culturally advanced and rich zamindar Hindu–Brahmin family in Calcutta in 1861, only four years after the outbreak of a revolt by Indian soldiers against the ruling East India Company.

Why Rabindranath Tagore rejected the title knighthood?

Rabindranath Tagore refused the knighthood because of the Jallianwala Bagh on 13th April 1919. It was a massacre mass killing of people in Amritsar, Punjab.

Rabindranath Tagore Childhood and Education While growing up, R.N Tagore shared a very intimate relationship with his elder brother and his sister in law. Rabindranath Tagore’s father’s name is Debendranath Tagore, and his mother’s name is Sarada Devi.

How old was Rabindranath Tagore when he got the Nobel Prize?

Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1913, becoming the first non-European to receive the honor. He was only sixteen years old when he was to publish his first short story called “Bhanisimha”, were published. Rabindranth Tagore was born on 07th of May, 1861 in Kolkata.

Why did the British recognize Rabindranath Tagore as a Knight?

The British wanted to recognize Tagore as a Knight, however, they were worried that he won’t accept the same, especially because he was already a central political figure, playing a significant role in stopping the first partition of Bengal (by Lord Curzon).

When was the Tagore Award established in India?

Established in 2011 by Government of India, it is given for outstanding achievement in fostering harmony and universalism and values of cultural harmony especially in conflict or extreme situations through innovative systems/strategies and which have an enduring and transformational impact.