A colourful rally moved through different roads of the Agartala on the occasion of International Mother Language Day today. With the initiative of Government of Tripura and Bangladesh Assistant High Commission, a colourful rally with tableau started off in the moming from Rabindra Bhawan campus.
Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath, Chaimman of Tripura Tea Corporation Santosh Saha, Agartala-based Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner Anf Mohammed, Director of Higher Education Nripendra Chandra Sharma, Director of School Education department Chandni Chandran, Director of Youth Affairs & Sports Subikash Debbaum, fonner tion Directa Ranit Debnath, students of different schools and colleges, socialists and members of NGO have participated in the rally.
The rally moved through different roads of Agartala and ended at Rabindra Bhawan campus. Prior to the rally, Education Minister interacted with media and expressed his tribute to those who have martyred for recognition of mother language. He said. UNESCO have recognized February 21 as International Mother Language Day. Since then, every year the whole world including Tripura has been celebrating this day as International Mother Language Day.
He said, there are about 6 thousand languages in the world. But some of them have become endangered. l’eople from different ethnicities have joined today to pay respect to their mother language and for the development of different languages. Agartala based Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner Arif Mohammed while interacting with media said, the message of this huge rally will surely reach other states. He thanked the Government of Tripura on behalf of the President and Prime Minister of Bangladesh for conducting such rally. He said, mother language is equal to mother’s milk which is why it is essential to pay respect to every language. He then expressed his respect to the those – martyred for recognition of mother language.