Tagore poems similarity with the present eerieAugust 06, 2020 11:28
With remarkable prescience that prophesied this year's plight of the migrants and others in the aftermath of the lockdown, Tagore had written: "In the very year in which, twenty million of your subjects were struck by a terrible drought' pauperised masses without any food or shelter, came begging at your door crying for help, only to be turned away'. in that very year when you spent 2 million gold to build that grand temple'."
In the 120-year-old poem, a sage reminds a king of the inopportune time to have spent riches in building a temple in a year people were hit by a calamity. Read more