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DCAB pays respect to language movement heroes

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Update: 2024-02-21 14:38:31
DCAB pays respect to language movement heroes

The Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB), today (February 21) paid respect to language movement heroes on the occasion of 'Shaheed Dibash' (Martyrs Day) and the International Mother Language Day.

President Nurul Islam Hasib and General Secretary Ashiqur Rahman Apu led DCAB in paying respect to language martyrs by laying wreaths at the altar of Central Shaheed Minar here, according to a press release.
 
The day, February 21, is marked with the martyrdom of valiant sons of Bangladesh for establishing Bangla as the state language of the then East Pakistan.

The day is also being observed around the world as UNESCO recognised February 21 as the International Mother Language Day since November 17, 1999.

BDST: 1438 HRS, FEB 21, 2024
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