Universities mark Amar Ekushey

Staff Correspondent

22 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Different public and private universities on Sunday observed the Amar Ekushey and International Mother Language Day in a befitting manner on their respective campuses.

The higher educational institutions observed the day through various events including placing floral wreath at Shaheed Minar, cultural events, holding seminars and dissuasion recalling contribution of the language heroes.

Marking the day, teachers, officers and employees associations, students’ bodies and different socio-cultural organisations of the universities paid glowing tributes to the martyrs, valiant sons of the soil who made supreme sacrifices to establish the rights of the mother tongue in 1952.

The national flag was also hoisted at half-mast atop of the universities marking the day to show respect to the language martyrs.