The house where Nobel laureate rabindranath tagore lived is now a UNESCO World heritage Site. This important decision was announced at the UNESCO meeting held today. As the announcement of Shantiniketan's inclusion in the heritage list came out in the meeting, the indian officials responded with thanks and Bharat Mata Ki Jai.
Santiniketan in West Bengal's Birmum district has been added to the list of UNESCO heritage sites, adding 41 sites in india to the list. Santiniketan was founded by Rabindranath Tagore's father Maharshi Devendranath in 1863 at Birbhum in West Bengal. Later rabindranath tagore led it and made it a vishwa Bharati University. Tagore's house in Santiniketan, where India's national anthem Janganamana was composed, is an important focal point in indian history. rabindranath tagore held many meetings in this Santiniketan. Many meetings were held with mahatma Gandhi. This house played an important role in India's freedom struggle before independence. jawahar Lal Nehru, the first prime minister after independence, also met Tagore in this house and had talks. 41 sites in india have been included in the list of UNESCO World heritage Sites. In 2021, the Stone Age site of Hirebenkal in Gangavati taluk was added to the UNESCO list. A hill in the Hirebenakal region contains stone age burials, said to be the largest of the more than 2,000 Neolithic burials.