Remembering the Language Movement heroes

  • Rows of people arrive at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rows of people arrive at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rows of people arrive at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rows of people arrive at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rows of people arrive at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rows of people arrive at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The altar of the Central Shaheed Minar is covered entirely with flowers as tributes poured in on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The altar of the Central Shaheed Minar is covered entirely with flowers as tributes poured in on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The altar of the Central Shaheed Minar is covered entirely with flowers as tributes poured in on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The altar of the Central Shaheed Minar is covered entirely with flowers as tributes poured in on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The altar of the Central Shaheed Minar is covered entirely with flowers as tributes poured in on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The altar of the Central Shaheed Minar is covered entirely with flowers as tributes poured in on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Students from different schools pay tribute to Language Movement heroes on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students from different schools pay tribute to Language Movement heroes on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Awami League paid tribute to the 1952 Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Awami League paid tribute to the 1952 Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • BNP leaders pay tribute to the Language Movement heroes on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    BNP leaders pay tribute to the Language Movement heroes on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A child pays respect to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child pays respect to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children accompany their parents to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children accompany their parents to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children accompany their parents to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children accompany their parents to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain pays homage to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain pays homage to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People from all walks of life paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    People from all walks of life paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • People from all walks of life paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    People from all walks of life paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Children paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Children paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Children paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Children paid homage at the Central Shaheed Minar in Chattogram to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu