A Bust of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore was unveiled by Prof. G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs in the presence of Ashok K. Kantha, High Commissioner of India and Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo at the Main Library of the University of Colombo on 26th June 2012. This event was organized by the Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies. The Bronze Bust was gifted by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India on the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. It was sculpted by Janak Jhankar Narzary, a renowned sculptor and Professor of Art History in Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati.