Tagore and literature, a dissident in Bengal during British rule in the 19th Century.

http://www.bl.uk/learning/timeline/item124197.html, to find out more about Tagore being granted the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. He was a poet who contested the legitimacy of British Rule by means of  poetry, opinion pieces and political actions. He was a friend of MK Gandhi and an advocate of Satyagraha to the end.



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