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Lok Sabha remembers Tagore

delhi Updated: May 09, 2012 11:41 IST

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Lok Sabha on Tuesday remembered Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of his 151st birth anniversary.

Speaker Meira Kumar said Tagore was a versatile figure whose novels and poetry enthralled the freedom fighters.

"He was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in literature in 1913 for his work 'Gitanjali'. On this occasion, the House fondly remembers this great son of India and poet-par-excellence," she said.