February 20, 2022

  • Students clean up a replica of Shaheed Minar at Rohitpur’s Lakhirchar Govt Primary School on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, to pay tribute to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Students clean up a replica of Shaheed Minar at Rohitpur’s Lakhirchar Govt Primary School on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, to pay tribute to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Students clean up a replica of Shaheed Minar at Rohitpur’s Lakhirchar Govt Primary School on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, to pay tribute to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Students clean up a replica of Shaheed Minar at Rohitpur’s Lakhirchar Govt Primary School on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, to pay tribute to the language martyrs on the International Mother Language Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka is all set for the observation of Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day.

    The Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka is all set for the observation of Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day.

  • Painters draw Alpona, traditional colourful motifs, on the streets around the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, the eve of Language Martyrs Day.

    Painters draw Alpona, traditional colourful motifs, on the streets around the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, the eve of Language Martyrs Day.

  • Painters draw Alpona, traditional colourful motifs, on the streets around the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, the eve of Language Martyrs Day.

    Painters draw Alpona, traditional colourful motifs, on the streets around the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, the eve of Language Martyrs Day.

  • Rickshaw passengers use a polythene sheet for cover in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

    Rickshaw passengers use a polythene sheet for cover in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

  • A rickshaw van-puller pedals through rains as the passenger uses a polythene sheet for cover in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

    A rickshaw van-puller pedals through rains as the passenger uses a polythene sheet for cover in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

  • A man motorcycles through rains on Dhaka’s Topkhana Road on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

    A man motorcycles through rains on Dhaka’s Topkhana Road on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

  • Workers provide services to the locals of Rohitpur Union in the digital centre in Keraniganj on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022. These digital centres provide services at a fixed cost. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers provide services to the locals of Rohitpur Union in the digital centre in Keraniganj on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022. These digital centres provide services at a fixed cost. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Locals arrive at Rohitpur Union’s digital centre in Keraniganj to get services on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022. People mostly come to these digital centres for birth certificates. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Locals arrive at Rohitpur Union’s digital centre in Keraniganj to get services on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022. People mostly come to these digital centres for birth certificates. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Visitors crowd the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

    Visitors crowd the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

  • Visitors crowd the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

    Visitors crowd the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

  • Visitors crowd the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

    Visitors crowd the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022.

  • Abdullah Al-Mamun, director general of the Rapid Action Battalion, speak to reporters after inspecting security measures at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, the eve of Language Martyrs Day.

    Abdullah Al-Mamun, director general of the Rapid Action Battalion, speak to reporters after inspecting security measures at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, the eve of Language Martyrs Day.

  • People queue up near a TCB fair prices truck on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, at Dhaka’s Dania area beside the Dhaka-Chattogram highway amid the soaring prices of daily necessities.

    People queue up near a TCB fair prices truck on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, at Dhaka’s Dania area beside the Dhaka-Chattogram highway amid the soaring prices of daily necessities.

  • People queue up near a TCB fair prices truck on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, at Dhaka’s Dania area beside the Dhaka-Chattogram highway amid the soaring prices of daily necessities.

    People queue up near a TCB fair prices truck on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, at Dhaka’s Dania area beside the Dhaka-Chattogram highway amid the soaring prices of daily necessities.

  • People queue up near a TCB fair prices truck on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, at Dhaka’s Dania area beside the Dhaka-Chattogram highway amid the soaring prices of daily necessities.

    People queue up near a TCB fair prices truck on Sunday, Feb 20, 2022, at Dhaka’s Dania area beside the Dhaka-Chattogram highway amid the soaring prices of daily necessities.