Rabindra Jayanti

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Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated in India (especially West Bengal) and Bangladesh to commemorate the birth anniversary of the poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore.

The Bengali date is 25th of Boisakh and usually falls on May 08 or 09 of the Gregorian calendar.

Rabindranath has the unique distinction of having written and composed the National Anthems of two countries: India and Bangladesh.