Rabindra Sadan

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Rabindra Sadan

Rabindra Sadan is a cultural centre and theatre in Kolkata, located opposite the Birla Planetarium on AJC Bose Road in South Kolkata.[1]

It is noted for its large stage which is a prime venue for Bengali theatre and Kolkata Film Festival.

It is serviced by Rabindra Sadan station of Kolkata Metro on North South Corridor.

History[edit]

In 1979, Moheener Ghoraguli performed in a concert at Rabindra Sadan

The foundation stone of Rabindra Sadan was laid by the then Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru on 5 August 1961. The construction work of the auditorium ended in October 1967.[2]

It was renovated in 2016.

Features[edit]

The Rabindra Sadan complex now houses the Rabindra Sadan stage, Nandan, Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi, Gaganendra Prodorshonshala, Sisir Mancha, Nazrul Academy etc. among other centers of cultural activities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ PTI (9 May 2010). "Tributes to Tagore on his 150th birth centenary". DNA. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Rabindra Sadan" (PDF). Tathya Bangla. Retrieved 8 May 2013.[permanent dead link]

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Coordinates: 22°32′30.65″N 88°20′40.86″E / 22.5418472°N 88.3446833°E / 22.5418472; 88.3446833