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People Sacrificed Their Lives So You Can Speak Your Language Today: The Story behind International Mother Language Day 21st February

UNESCO declared 21st February as the International Mother Language Day in 1999 and since then, this day is being observed globally with the aim to represent linguistic diversity. This date is related to a specific historical event that took place in East Bengal (now Bangladesh) in 1952. People sacrificed their lives to protect their right to speak in their mother language. Read the article to know the full story.

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