International Mother Language Day paragraph : International Mother Language Day, popularly known as ‘Shaheed Dibas’ is a red letter day in our history. In 1952, on this day a number of our brave sons laid down their lives for the cause of Bangla language. The UNESCO declared 21st February as the International Mother Language Day showing respect to the martyrs of our language movement. This declaration has turned a national celebration to an international event. Now the whole world observes the 21st February as International Mother Language Day.
Every year on this day,people from all walks of life come to the martyrs monument and offer their respect. They put on black badges on their clothes. Hundreds of people walk bare-footed and gather in front of the Shaheed Minar with flowers and garlands. The government, different organizations and institutions arrange programmes to celebrate the day.
Newspapers publish special supplements on this day. It is our national holiday. Schools, Colleges and offices remain closed on this day. Our national flag is kept hoisted half most on this day. Actually, the day possesses a great Significance for the whole nation as well as the whole world.