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					International Mother Language
Day




International Mother Language Day, Amar Ekushey
February was declared as International Mother
Language Day by the UNESCO on November
17,1999. Bengali got international recognition on
this day.




                          This great occasion
reminds them (Bengali) of those heroic sons of the
soil who sacrificed their lives to glorify their
(Bengali) mother language. Barkat, Salam, Jabbar
and Rafiq were among those who sacrificed their
lives to this great cause. The Pakistani ruler shot
them to death on February 21, 1952 as they raised
massive protest against the then Pak ruler for the
heinous motive to introduce Urdu as state
language.




                              Every year on
February 21, the proud nation pays homage to
these great sons for their supreme sacrifice. Since
the day of its recognition by the UNESCO, the
people of the world have come to know about their
( Bengali ) profound love for our mother tongue as
well as our struggle for it.

The people of the world also pay their homage to
the martyrs of the Language Movement. We people
of the world also pay their homage to the martyrs
of the Language Movement.

				
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Description: International Mother Language Day International Mother Language Day, Amar Ekushey February was declared as International Mother Language Day by the UNESCO on November 17,1999. Bengali got international recognition on this day. This great occasion reminds them (Bengali) of those heroic sons of the soil who sacrificed their lives to glorify their (Bengali) mother language. Barkat, Salam, Jabbar and Rafiq were among those who sacrificed their lives to this great cause. The Pakistani ruler shot them to death on February 21, 1952 as they raised massive protest against the then Pak ruler for the heinous motive to introduce Urdu as state language. Every year on February 21, the proud nation pays homage to these great sons for their supreme sacrifice. Since the day of its recognition by the UNESCO, the people of the world have come to know about their ( Bengali ) profound love for our mother tongue as well as our struggle for it. The people of the world also pay their homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement. We people of the world also pay their homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement.