Tributes for language martyrs

  • Central Shaheed Minar is filled with flowers offered by people from all walks of life. BNCC cadets are busy arranging the flowers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Central Shaheed Minar is filled with flowers offered by people from all walks of life. BNCC cadets are busy arranging the flowers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Central Shaheed Minar is filled with flowers offered by people from all walks of life. BNCC cadets are busy arranging the flowers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Central Shaheed Minar is filled with flowers offered by people from all walks of life. BNCC cadets are busy arranging the flowers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Central Shaheed Minar is filled with flowers offered by people from all walks of life. BNCC cadets are busy arranging the flowers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Central Shaheed Minar is filled with flowers offered by people from all walks of life. BNCC cadets are busy arranging the flowers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A girl clad in mourning black and holding flowers pays her tribute to the language martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A girl clad in mourning black and holding flowers pays her tribute to the language martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Wearing a mask adorned with the Bangla alphabet, a girl and her father pay homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Wearing a mask adorned with the Bangla alphabet, a girl and her father pay homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Dhaka University Teachers Association pays its respects to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Dhaka University Teachers Association pays its respects to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Representatives from Gono University pay tribute at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Representatives from Gono University pay tribute at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BNP leaders pay their respects at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BNP leaders pay their respects at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Awami League leaders pay homage to the heroes of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Awami League leaders pay homage to the heroes of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Md Akhtaruzzaman placed a wreath at the Central Shaheed Minar paying tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement on behalf of the university on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Md Akhtaruzzaman placed a wreath at the Central Shaheed Minar paying tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement on behalf of the university on International Mother Language Day, Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students from numerous educational institutions and members of different organisations walk to the Central Shaheed Minar on the morning of Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students from numerous educational institutions and members of different organisations walk to the Central Shaheed Minar on the morning of Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People stream to the Central Shaheed Minar to observe the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People stream to the Central Shaheed Minar to observe the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People of all ages throng the Central Shaheed Minar to observe International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People of all ages throng the Central Shaheed Minar to observe International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many of those who came to pay their homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022, wore masks adorned with the Bangla alphabet. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many of those who came to pay their homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022, wore masks adorned with the Bangla alphabet. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many of those who came to pay their homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022, wore masks adorned with the Bangla alphabet. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many of those who came to pay their homage to the martyrs of the Language Movement at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022, wore masks adorned with the Bangla alphabet. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A child pays respect to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child pays respect to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. 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, 2022. 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, 2022. 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, 2022. 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, 2022. 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, 2022. 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, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Thousands lined up at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Thousands lined up at the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People in their thousands streamed to the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People in their thousands streamed to the Central Shaheed Minar to pay their respects to the Language Movement martyrs on the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A child came with flowers in hand to pay respect to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child came with flowers in hand to pay respect to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Foreigners also came to pay their respects at the Central Shaheed Minar on Martyrs' Day and the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Foreigners also came to pay their respects at the Central Shaheed Minar on Martyrs' Day and the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) clashed with each other over paying tribute at the Central Shaheed Minar on the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) clashed with each other over paying tribute at the Central Shaheed Minar on the International Mother Language Day on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Mohila Awami League pay homage on the International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Mohila Awami League pay homage on the International Mother Language Day at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique pays his respect to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique pays his respect to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday, Feb 21, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove