In the history of our country, people of the country have many days to remember. 21st February is mentionable one of them. We observe as the International Mother Language Day. It is a red letter day in our life. It has its own background. Our Language day, “Omor Ekushe February” was declared as International Mother Language Day by the UNESCO On November 17, 1999.This great day reminds us of those heroic sons of the soil who sacrificed their lives for the establishment our mother tongue ‘Bangla’ as the state language in 1952. Rafiq, Salam, Jabbar, Barkat were among those who sacrificed their lives for this great cause.
On this day, at dawn people wearing black badges on their shoulders go to the “Shaheed Minar” with flowers to pay respect to the martyrs. We sing the mournful song “Amar vaiyer rokte rangano…….”. We observe the day to mark the importance of the day. It has great image and tradition in the country. This is a national holiday. We celebrate this day with due honour and dignity. The day is celebrated with proper status and amusement all over the country. This day is a source of inspiration for us.
Virtuanic respects for those martyrs who have given their lives for our mother tongue on February 21st, 1952. We will be better served by the power of those martyrs. We are proud of the day.