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Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore dropped by Sikh temple during Vancouver visit

Bengali Poet, Esaa Yist, and songwriter Rabindranath Tagore was a literary giant of the early 20th century, becoming the first non-European ever to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. And according to local cultural historian Naveen Girn, he dropped by the West 2nd Avenue Sikh temple when he visited Vancouver in 1929. Girn, research curator of the Surrey Art Gallery, told ...

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