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International Mother Language Day

February 21

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The efforts of the Bangladeshi people to protect their language is honoured by UNESCO which established February 21st as International Mother Language Day in 2000. The intention of the day is to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

Speaking on Language Martyrs’ Day in 2020, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said: “The International Mother Language Day is now a source of inspiration to all people of the world in establishing the truth and justice.”

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February 21
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