Some people live in our hearts forever, even after they are long gone.
They named a street after the poet in Tel Aviv to honour the him for his valuable contribution to arts, literature and politics.
Israel named it 'Tagore' street and shared a post on Twitter thanking the poet for his valuable teachings.
Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated every year on 7th May. It's a big day for the people of Kolkata and Tagore fans from across the world.
He was also a strong voice of resistance against the British colonial rule. Even when the British offered him knighthood, he respectfully refused the title.
Tagore was responsible for some of the finest pieces of work in Indian Literature. Even today, his writings are taught in colleges and universities.
Twitter was delighted to hear the news and they had some nice things to say about the initiative.
That's how nations come together with respecting each other for betterment of humanity, Ram Ram 🙏🙏🙏— Jitendra Nikam (@JitendraNikam17) May 7, 2020
Thank you, #Israel @netanyahu, for honouring, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, one of the greatest intellectuals of the world of all time. Tagore is to India what the great sage Haim Nachman Bialik is to Israel.— हीरामनHeeramanतिवारीTiwari 🇮🇳 (@heeraman98) May 7, 2020
He is Pride Of West Bengal ❤🙏🏻— Sushmi Bhaduri Сусхми Бхадури (@sushmibhaduri28) May 7, 2020
Thanks israel for this honour of 'gurudev' ie. RN tagore— #हिंदीवाला (प्रभात पटेल 'पथिक') (@Hindiwalaah) May 7, 2020
Thanku israel.u r, will be a true friend always 🙏🙏🙏— Poornima (@Poornim53171329) May 7, 2020
Indians are always proud of Israel.— Sanchit Patunkar (@psanchit) May 7, 2020
You are our best friend.
Thanku @IsraeliPM for remembering & naming street in the name of great Tagore Ji.— Sumit Raina (@sumitra71982027) May 7, 2020
Thank you israel in India You are really a good friend of india— Nirbhay Singh (@itsNirbhayS) May 7, 2020
This is definitely a proud moment for Indians.