Subrata Kumar Das

Newspaper article from The Mail

Rabindranath Tagore’s plans of travelling to Australia and his reception in the Australian media by Subrata Kumar Das

Australia is one of the two continents which Rabindranath Tagore did not visit. When the Nobel Committee announced the award for literature in 1913 on 13 November, the news spread across the world, including the Australian continent. Many Australian newspapers published articles on the Bengali poet. Afterwards, Tagore was repeatedly invited to visit Australia, yet he never managed to go. The last attempt that he made to go there was when Rabindranath was seventy-six years old.  Read more