Observance of International Mother Language Day

An online programme was held by the students and the teachers of SOS Hermann Gmeiner College Dhaka with due solemnity on 21 February 2022 to observe International Mother Language Day. The day started with the offering of flowers by some students and the teachers of the college on the Shaheed Minar in the college compound. They walked to the Minar bare-footed carrying flowers and banners, singing the historical song “Amar Bhaier Rakte Rangano Ekushey February......" Then at 10:00 a.m. the discussion part of the virtual programme began. The programme started with the recitation from the Holy Quran by a student of class XII.  Next, two students, two teachers and finally, the Principal of the college delivered their speeches on the Language Movement. The speeches were inspiring and informative; and they also reminded of the supreme sacrifice of the Language Movement’s martyrs who laid down their lives to maintain the honour of our mother tongue ‘Bangla’. The Principal of the college advised the students to keep protecting the honour of our beloved language ‘Bangla’ and inspired them to do their duties regarding it wholeheartedly. The discussion part of the programme ended at 10:30 a.m. and following it, a mesmerizing virtual cultural programme started where some students sang patriotic songs, recited poems and presented a beautiful group dance. The whole programme ended at 11:00 a.m.