RAVINDRANATH TAGORECIVIL

Sir Rabindranath Tagore asked Viceroy to relieve of the knighthood conferred upon him-31/07/1919

SIR RABINDRANATH TAGORE.

HC Deb 31 July 1919

vol 118 cc2310-1W

Mr. SWAN asked the Secretary of Stats for India whether a letter has been received by the Viceroy from Rabindranath Tagore asking to be relieved of the knighthood conferred upon him; whether any reply was sent to him; whether he has been relieved of his knighthood as requested; and whether the correspondence which passed between R. Tagore and the Viceroy can be published in the Official Report?

Mr. MONTAGU The answer to the first two parts of the question is in the affirmative. The title conferred on Sir Rabindranath Tagore has not been revoked. Sir Rabindranath Tagore communicated his letter to the Viceroy to the Press in India.


SOURCE: UK PARLIAMENT

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