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Celebrating International Mother Language Day!

Promoting linguistic and cultural diversity, UNESCO's International Mother Language Day is celebrating its 16th year this February 21! #language

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February 21: International Mother Language Day. International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The date represents the day in 1952 when students demonstrating for recognition of their language, Bangla, as one of the two national languages of the then Pakistan, were shot and killed by police in Dhaka, the capital of what is now Bangladesh.

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February 21st is International Mother Language Day! Photographed is the Shaheed Minar (martyr's monument) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. #iamthatgirl

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is being observed on 21 February each year.

Use the hashtag #IMLD to help raise awareness for the International Mother Language Day celebration on February 21.

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