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If yes, you have come to the right place. Rabindra Jayanti in 2017 will be observed on Tuesday, 9th May.
Rabindra Jayanti is the day which marks the birth anniversary of the great scholar and novelist Rabindranath Tagore. Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 7th in the year 1861 to Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi. He belonged to an affluent Brahmin family and was home schooled.
In Kolkata, it is popularly called Poncho she Boishakh and is celebrated ceremoniously and jauntiness all across West Bengal. According to the Gregorian calendar, Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated on 8th or 9th of May. Rabindranath is remembered on this day.
However, Rabindra Jayanti in 2017 will be observed on Tuesday, 9th May. On this day various cultural programs are held where people recite his poems and sing his songs.