Intercontinental Mother Language Working day
Intercontinental Mother Language Working day has been observed each 12 months since February 2000 to encourage linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The date represents the working day in 1952 when learners demonstrating for recognition of their language, Bangla, as one particular of the two countrywide languages of the then Pakistan, were shot and killed by law enforcement in Dhaka, the money of what is now Bangladesh.
Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and establishing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to encourage the dissemination of mom tongues will serve not only to encourage linguistic diversity and multilingual schooling but also to establish fuller consciousness of linguistic and cultural traditions through the planet and to encourage solidarity dependent on comprehending, tolerance and dialogue.