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SBS Article: On International Mother Language Day

  How Mother Language Day was born from this country's fight for its mother tongue International Mother Language Day, which falls on 21 February, has been recognised by the UN since 1999. However, this celebration of cultural and linguistic diversity has its roots in a 1950s movement that fought for the right to speak Bangla in Bangladesh, then called East Pakistan. Click here to read the complete article on SBS