The language people learn from their mother is called mother language. It is the language of heart and soul. People can express their feelings and emotions through is easy. It is whole related to their lives and livelihood. So the importance of mother tongue is very great.
The Pakistan rulers wanted to snatch away our Devotion to Mother tongue Bangla. They tried to decide Urdu as the state language. But our brave and valiant sons did not sustain the declaration. They created a movement throughout the country. The police fired on them. As a result, Salam, Rafique, Jabber, Variety many others were killed. At last, the conspiring rulers were bound to accept our mother tongue. Today our mother tongue Bangle is recognized not national but also internationally. From Canada Rofiqul Islam and Abdus Salam sent a memorandum to Kofi Anan on 9 February as International Mother Language Day. Kofi Anan advised them to make contact with UNESCO. Then Bangladesh officially sent a proposal to UNESCO on 9 September 1999. The proposal to UNESCO on 9 September 1999. The proposal was accepted on 17 November 1999 and 21 February got it status. The International Mother Language Day.
We should be committed to preserving the significance of the day at any cost. We should try for the development of this language.