Renuka Devi

The Crescent Moon

Renuka Devi (1890–1904); daughter of Rabindranath

Renuka Devi was one of Rabindranath’s daughters. She died when she was only thirteen years old. According to Kripalani, Tagore was very attached to Renuka (or Rani, as she was called), who “was a remarkable girl with a will of her own”.[1] In 1901, when Renuka was ten and a half years old, her father married her to a husband she had never met. Read more