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International Mother Language Day – 2

Supported by Matador Stationary
Unit: 3 | Lesson: 4

21 February has been observed as Shaheed Dibosh every year throughout the country in rememberance of the martyrs of language movement of 1952. The occasion begins at the early hours of the day with mourning songs that recall the supreme sacrifices of our language martyrs.
People wear black badges and go to the Shaheed Minar barefoot it procession, singing mourning songs. The place wreaths at the Minar.
Many of them visit the graves of the martyrs at Azimpur graveyard and pray for them. They also attend various programmes organized in remembrance of the language martyrs.
The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) on 17 November in 1999 proclaimed February 21 as the International Mother Language Day in recognition of the sacrifices of the martyrs for the rightful place of Bangla. The day is now annually observed worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

 

 

Multiple Choice Questions




(a) He called a meeting of all the resident foxes of the jungle.
(b) “You didn’t cut your tail”, said he, pointing at the speaker; “May be you’ve lost it in some way or other, and now you want the others to lose their tails.” At this, the fox felt ashamed and ran away.
(c) As the foxes assembled for the meeting, he shouted to them, “Dear friends! I’ve made a great discovery.” “After a long research I’ve found that we don’t need our tail”, said he. “They make you look ugly and dirty but they are of little use”, added he. “So, friends? What’s the use of carrying such a heavy load of a tail all the time?” he asked.
(d) There lived a very clever fox in a jungle.
(e) “So I advise all of you to do away with your tails”, he concluded. “You’ll look far better without them. I’m sure. Look! I’ve already cut off mine,” he tried to convince the others.
(f) One day while walking through the jungle he fell into a trap. He struggled hard and at last was able to come out of the trap minus his tail.
(g) The listeners were very confused and were trying to assess the situation. But an old fox saw through the evil scheme of the fox without a tail.
(h) The fox was very sad as he thought he looked stange and foolish without his tail. He became envious of the other foxes who obviously looked more handsome, and made a plan to have their tails cut.