International Mother Language Day and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Barrister Shah Ali Farhad: During her first tenure as Prime Minister of PR of Bangladesh (1996-2001), H.E Sheikh Hasina played a crucial role in establishing 21st February and the Bangla language movement internationally. An initiative was undertaken by two expatriate Bangladeshi in Canada, Freedom Fighter Mr. Rafiqul Islam and Mr. Abdus Salam...

Language Movement paved way for independence: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the struggle to establish the primacy of Bengali as the mother language started by the Father of the Nation paved the way for Bangladesh's independence.Hasina also urged the people to take pride in their heritage and history as Bangalees while virtually addressing the presentation ceremony of the Ekushey Padak-2...

Nation pays respect to Language Martyrs

The supreme sacrifice of the language heroes on this day 66 years back is being remembered as people in thousands are thronging the Central Shaheed Minar at midnight to pay their glowing tributes to the 1952 language martyrs by placing wreaths at the altar of the monument.President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led the nation in p...

Ekushey and all its forgotten details

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Story is always underpinned by substance. It is not history when facts are trifled with. Again, there are all too often the forgotten or sidelined historical realities which need to be retrieved in the interest of adding richness to the future, for it is the past that reaches out to the times to be. There is much that we nee...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for delivering verdicts in Bangla

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has requested the judges to deliver the verdicts of lawsuits in Bangla taking into consideration the poor knowledge of most of the litigants in the foreign language. “Because of poor knowledge in English, most of the litigants need to depend on their lawyers to understand the verdict. The litigants have no sco...