Who wrote the short story The Postmaster?

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ASHUTOSH PANDEY asked 17-Sep-2018 in Books & Novels by ASHUTOSH PANDEY

Who wrote the short story The Postmaster?

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UTKARSHA SINGHROUL answered 26-Oct-2018 by UTKARSHA SINGHROUL

“The Postmaster” short story was written by a renowned Poet, Musician, and Artist from West Bengal (Bengal) “Rabindranath Tagore". Tagore was born on 7 May 1861 in the capital city of West Bengal, Calcutta (now known as Kolkata).

Who wrote the short story The Postmaster?
The Postmaster is the story of a Postman who belongs to the Calcutta city, but for his job he has to live in a village namely ‘Ulapur’. He felt like a fish out of water i.e. he doesn’t belong to this remote village.
By profession, Rabindranath Tagore was a successful and famous Writer, Song Composer, Play Writer, Essayist, and Painter. His famous writings were Gitanjali (a collection of Poems), Gora (Novel), Ghar Aur Bahar (Novel) its English translation was named as The Home and The World, and many more. For his top class writings, he became the first Non-European to win the ‘Nobel Prize in Literature’ in the year 1913.
Tagore’s Poetic Songs were viewed as a Spiritual and sudden change of mood, however, his magical poetry was remained largely unknown outside Bengal. Two of his poetic compositions were chosen by two different nations as their National Anthems and are “Jana Gana Mana” by India and “Amar Shonar Bangla” by Bangladesh.
Who wrote the short story The Postmaster?
His wife’s name was ‘Mrinalini Devi’. They had five children’s whereas two of their kids died in childhood. Tagore also played a role of a Freedom Fighter. He died at the age of 80 in the year 7 August 1941.