March 11, 2022

  • A fresco painted on a wall near the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka depicts a protest march during the 1952 Language Movement. During the East Pakistan era, Mother Language Day had been observed on Mar 11 until 1951 to mark the successful three-day strike to demand the recognition of Bangla as the national language. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fresco painted on a wall near the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka depicts a protest march during the 1952 Language Movement. During the East Pakistan era, Mother Language Day had been observed on Mar 11 until 1951 to mark the successful three-day strike to demand the recognition of Bangla as the national language. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A fresco painted on a wall near the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka depicts a protest march during the 1952 Language Movement. During the East Pakistan era, Mother Language Day had been observed on Mar 11 until 1951 to mark the successful three-day strike to demand the recognition of Bangla as the national language. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fresco painted on a wall near the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka depicts a protest march during the 1952 Language Movement. During the East Pakistan era, Mother Language Day had been observed on Mar 11 until 1951 to mark the successful three-day strike to demand the recognition of Bangla as the national language. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A fresco painted on a wall near the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka depicts a protest march during the 1952 Language Movement. During the East Pakistan era, Mother Language Day had been observed on Mar 11 until 1951 to mark the successful three-day strike to demand the recognition of Bangla as the national language. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fresco painted on a wall near the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka depicts a protest march during the 1952 Language Movement. During the East Pakistan era, Mother Language Day had been observed on Mar 11 until 1951 to mark the successful three-day strike to demand the recognition of Bangla as the national language. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove