What kind of freedom does Tagore pray for?

QuestionsWhat kind of freedom does Tagore pray for?
Dilaidao hojai asked 4 years ago

What kind of freedom does Rabindranath Tagore wish for his countrymen in his poem ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’?

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bhavya bansal answered 4 years ago

The poet wants a freedom where all the people are fearless, move ahead with dignity, are truthful and work hard until they have success. He wants his countrymen to be out from all the narrow considerations of colour, caste, creed, religion and baseless superstitions.

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 4 years ago

As apparent in the poem, the poet did not want merely political freedom for his countrymen. Rather, he wanted a kind of spiritual freedom, a sense of self dignity. He wanted people to be fearless, knowledgeable, truthful, active, broad-minded and logical. In short, they should be virtuous and do good to others and themselves in the process.

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