Rabisarani Rabisarani

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Writes poems

January, 1941
Writes Miler Kavya, Parer Kheyar Pratikshay, Janmadiney (10), Oikatan, Janmadiney(22), Mahatma Gandhi, Chirasmaraniya in January.
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The Poet is unable to attend Maghotsav

24th January, 1941
The Poet is unable to attend due to illness. His last utsav address which is on Rammohan is read in the temple on the occasion.
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Writes two poems despite illness

24th January, 1941
In his absence Prof.Gurudayal Mullick conducts the prayer. In spite of illness writes two poems [Janmadin (13) & Arogya (33)]
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Subhaschandra escapes

26th January, 1941
Subhaschandra hoodwinks British police and escapes from Kolkata.
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Galpasalpa

1941
Writes most of the prose and verse pieces between 6th February and 12th March.
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Vasantautsav

21st February, 1941
Instructs Sailajaranjan Majumdar and Santidev Ghosh to prepare and rehearse for Vasantautsav which is properly performed. Natir Puja performed in the evening. Writes poem Janmadiney (4)
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Song

14th April, 1941
Writes Oi mahamanaba ase.
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Last birthday at Udayan

14th April, 1941
The song mentioned above is sung on the Bengali New Year’s Day. His birthday is also celebrated the same day. His last serious message is conveyed through the address Sabhyatar Sankat (Crisis in Civilisation) which is read in public by Kshitimohan Sen. It's an immensely moving sombre address which, though called forth by the world war raging around him, outgrows the limitations of place and age and lives on like a great poem.
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Writes poem

6th May, 1941
Writes poem Seshlekha (10)
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Creates a song

6th May, 1941
Alters an old poem to create the famous song--Hey nutan,dekha dik ar-bar--
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Birth anniversary

8th May, 1941
Birth anniversary observed quietly in Santiniketan, but celebrated all over the country.
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Honour from Tripura

13th May, 1941
Special envoy of the Maharaja of Tripura arrives to confer on him the title of Bharat-Bhaskar.
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Buddhadev Bose(1908-74) arrives

May, 1941
One of the leading modernist bengali poets- arrives with his wife Pratibha Bose-novelist and short story writer and spends a few days in Santiniketan. Buddhadev will later record his experience in his Sab-peyechhir Deshe. But the more immediate outcome is an essay published in the Prabashi (Ashad, 1348) under the title Sahitya, Gaan, Chabbi based on the conversations with Buddhadev.
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Health declines in summer

May, 1941
To escape the intolerable heat, stays in an air-conditioned room during the day. But his health is steadily declining.
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Protest from the Poet

5th June, 1941
Though increasingly ill, he can't pass over in silence British M.P. Eleanor Rathbone's malignant attack on India. Issues a ringing rejoinder to the press rebutting her arguments.
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Writes letters

June, 1941
Writes two letters on painting to Jamini Roy (3rd June) and Bishu Mukherjee (23rd June)
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Reads Gharoa

27th June, 1941
Reads Abanindranath's Gharoa in manuscript and highly admires it in a letter written to the author.
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Writes an introduction

13th July, 1941
Writes an introduction for the book.
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Doctors advise surgery

25th July, 1941
In view of his deteriorating health doctors advise surgery to arrest the decline. Hence brought back to Jorasanko, Kolkata.
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Despite illness creates a poem

27th July, 1941
He has not ceased to be visited by the muse. In spite of acute physical discomfort writes the triumphant poem beginning-- Prathamdiner surya
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Poet's last poem

30th July, 1941
A short while before the surgical operation, dictates his last poem which begins Tomar srishtir path rekhechha akirna kari...
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Surgery

30th July, 1941
Poet undergoes surgery at home.
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Poet expires

7th August, 1941
A sharp deterioration in his condition takes place after 3rd August and he sinks into a coma. Dies on 7th August, 1941 at 12:10 PM at the age of 80 years 3 months.
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