Bhasha Divas (Language Day)


Shakhawat Hossain Language Movement Day (Bengali: ভাষা আন্দোলন দিবস Bhasha Andolôn Dibôs), also called State Language Day or Language Martyrs' Day (Bengali: শহীদ দিবস Shôhid Dibôs), is a national holiday of Bangladesh taking place on 21 February each year and commemorating the Bengali language movement and its martyrs. On this day, people visit Shaheed Minar to pay homage to the movement's martyrs, and arrange seminars discussing and promoting Bengali as the state language of Bangladesh.

Prantaktha celebrated this day on February 21st,2021 where HRLN was invited. Speakers from Bangladesh and India shared their journeys of transition.

 Hochemin Islam, Trans activist from Bangladesh and  Shoaib Akhtar, Writer, Jiya Das and Misty , Nurses from India were the key speakers.