Tel Aviv Has A Street Named After Rabindranath Nath Tagore

Israel has a street named after Rabindranath Tagore. It is in Tel Aviv right opposite the main gates of Tel Aviv university. On May 7, on the 159th anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore, the official Twitter handle of Israel in India shared a picture of the street to coasmmemorate the birthday of the great poet.

Rabindranath Tagore in Tel Aviv

Whether Tagore went to Israel could be a matter of debate but Israel had a street dedicated to Rabindranath Tagore. History of the street goes back to 1961 when the then municipality decided to celebrate the birth centenary of the poet. And the name of that street is still unchanged.

Israel said in its Twitter handle that Israel honored Rabindranath Tagore and that they had named a street in Tel Aviv in memory of the valuable contribution of Rabindranath Tagore to mankind. The Twitter handle also shared pictures of that street.

As soon as the Israeli tween went viral, its Twitter handle started receiving messages from different people. They were very thankful to Israel for honoring Rabindranath Tagore in the sincerest manner.

Celebration of the birthday of Rabindranath Tagore in India

While Israel choose to share a picture of the street named after Rabindranath Tagore to pay its tributes to the great poet, in India, people found innovative ways to pay their homage to Tagore in the lockdown period.

Nandy Sisters – Antara and Ankia – gave a balcony concert of Tagore’s classics – Mamo Chtte and Amaar Bela Je Jaye on their Ukulele. There is video is going viral on the web.


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