Mother Language Day

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Composition on International Mother Language Day Similar to: The Language Movement The 21st February The Shaheed Day Introduction: each and every man has an inherited language of his own to express his ideas, feelings and emotions. This is called his mother language. Mother and mother language: the words ‘mother’ and ‘mother tongue’ are quite indispensable with each other. There actually exists an integrated relationship between the two words which can better be compared to the between the two words which can better be compared to the two flowers bloomed in the same petal on the same branch of a tree. We are the Bengalese. Bengali is our mother tongue or mother language. To speak in mother tongue is a birth right of a man. No one has any…show more content…
Finding no other alternative, they called for a strike on February 21 to support the cause of Bengali. The government imposed 144 in Dhaka. But the strikers defied and brought our a procession. All on a sudden, the police opened fire on the procession. As a consequence, may people including some students named salam, rafiq, barkat, jabber and many others died. Many were injured and hundreds were arrested. Ultimately, they were compelled to accept Bengali as one of the state language of Pakistan. UNESCO’s recognition: it is a matter a great joy and prides that now this day has got international recognition as ‘the international mother language day.’ This declaration was made by the UNESCO on November, 17, 1999. This declaration has made a national event into an international event. Now these 188 countries of the world observe the 21st February as the international mother language day. Thus the sacrifices of all the martyrs for the championing cause of their mother tongue have now received a glorious recognition by the people of the world. Our poet shamsur rahman expressed his fallings saying, “It is a matter of great pride for us all that the country, whose people sacrificed their lives for the cause of motherland, its language has now got international…show more content…
We are the only nation of the world the sacrifice lives for the cause of mother tongue. The mother language day is a glorious recognition of our history and our achievement. It highlights the importance of linguistic identity and diversity. The day has brought about a great change in the life of the bangles. It was actually a victory of justice over injustice – victory of humanity over barbarism. This day teaches us to stand up, protest and fight against all sorts of oppressions and wrong doings. It is the language movement through which to noble sense of ‘Bengali nationalism’ has come in to existence. These feelings worked like a magic spell among the people of all walks of life. Here are the main consequences of the movement: 1) defeat of the Muslim league in the general election of 1954. 2) Recognition of Bengali as a state language in the constitution of 1956. 3) Mass participation in the six point movement for autonomy. 4) Defeat of the autocratic government in the face of mass upsurge in 1969. 5) Landslide victory of the awami-league in the national election of 1970. 6) Achievement of independence in the liberation war in 1970. 7) Achievement of independence in liberation war in 1971 were actually sown in the fallings by
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