Preparations for Martyrs Day

  • An artist paints graffiti on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An artist paints graffiti on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An artist paints graffiti on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An artist paints graffiti on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts decorate the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An artist writes a slogan on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An artist writes a slogan on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An artist writes a slogan on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An artist writes a slogan on the 1952 Language Movement on a wall next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Artists replacing the red circle resembling the sun at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Artists replacing the red circle resembling the sun at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Artists replacing the red circle resembling the sun at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Artists replacing the red circle resembling the sun at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday, Feb 19, 2021 as part of preparations for the observance of the Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi