(Kolkata, June 17, 2012) - India Green Reality Pvt. Ltd. (IGR), a company that provides real quality constructions and deluxe living spaces, today unraveled a book named – “VANDANA” on the occasion of 151st birth anniversary of Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore, a Renaissance man, who was not only a Nobel laureate poet, writer, philosopher but also the ambassador of Indian culture to the rest of the world. The event that took place at Science City Auditorium was witnessed by many well known and prominent artists, philosophers, writers, theorists and intellectuals like Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winner Actor Soumitra Chattopadhyay, Actresses like Raima Sen and Riya Sen, Bollywood playback singer Kunal Ganjawala, Singer June Banerjee and many others who were not only reputed but also profound in their respective fields.
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee unveiled the book “VANDANA“, a book that enumerates the rare collection of Stamps (published by various countries), some of the write-ups that are mainly drawn from the lane of views by distinguished and legendary personalities, some exceptional and extraordinary photographs that are only one its kind along with an unpublished letter by Kaviguru himself to Late Amiyo Bagchi, lyricist of yesteryear about the play Raktokarobi written by Tagore himself. It also contains many diary pages full of heartfelt tributes to Tagore by the eminent personalities of India, from different fields of art and culture. ‘Vandana’ is an archive of such unrevealed treasures. This book is a sort of asset to the readers or followers of Kaviguru that can be treasured and cherished lifelong. One can revive the thoughts and beliefs of Tagore who upholds universal humanistic values. This book was published in order to pay tribute and homage to this great man who has reshaped his region’s literature and music.
Mr. Amitava Samanta, Director, India Green Reality Pvt. Ltd. said on the occasion, “We have started our business here with the objective of inter mixing the culture of Bengalees with their work and to be acquainted with the literary works of Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore as it is believed that a Bengali cannot exist without Rabindranath. In fact, the names of the bungalows of Greenland – the eco village project are inspired by the legendary works of Kaviguru like ‘Sandhyaraag’, ‘Bolaka’, ‘Sesher Kobita’, ‘Rudrabina’, ‘Pushpanjali’ etc.”
Mr. Arijit Maitra, a freelance journalist, a philatelist and an ardent lover of Rabindranath, added, “I have gone to the ultimate extent to procure the valuables from every possible source and I am glad to reach them out to all Tagore admirers. About forty to forty-five well known and established writers, authors, poets and personalities from different fields have contributed immensely to compile this book.”
Mr. Avijit Dhara, Operation Head, India Green Reality Pvt. Ltd., said on the occasion, “This is not only a collector’s book, this is the book on which we can feel proud to be an Indian as well as Bengali With due respect to everyone we must say that whatever we know about Tagore that is not enough and this gathering of knowledge about Him will never end even we complete the journey of life”.
The grand occasion was followed by an evening of splendid and magnificent musical compositions and recitation by Smt. Bratati Bandhopadhyay and Shri Pratyush Bandhopadhyay with Rabindrasangeet by Smt. Sraboni Sen. The occasion also witnessed a grandeur dance performance by actress Soumili Biswas that mesmerized the evening.