Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday took a pledge through the observance of Worldwide Mom Language Day and stated his authorities will work to avoid wasting each single language or dialect in order that it doesn’t get extinct.
The Bangladesh assistant excessive fee in Tripura and the state authorities collectively organised the primary occasion of the Worldwide Mom Language Day at Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhavan right here on Friday.
The occasion started with a vibrant rally and with a portray exhibition.
Diplomats of the visa workplace and assistant excessive fee paid floral tributes to the martyrs of language motion who misplaced their lives to the Pakistan Military on the streets of Dhaka of present-day Bangladesh in 1952.
“The mom tongue is the one and the one medium to share the feelings of the thoughts with others. It’s our duty to respect our mom language. It’s crucial factor required for private growth. Our authorities will work to avoid wasting every language or dialect in order that it didn’t get extinct,” Deb stated whereas inaugurating the occasion.
Bangladesh MP Md Abdus Shahid, who joined the Mom Language Day celebrations right here, paid his respects to language martyrs.
The state authorities honoured three individuals from the near-extinct Chaimaar ethno-linguistic group, who’re the final audio system of the language. Chaimaar is a tribal clan within the Halam group and considered one of Tripura’s 19 recognised indigenous communities.
Schooling minister Ratan Lal Nath stated those that can’t respect their mom language can’t be revered, nevertheless educated the particular person could be.
“Our authorities is working to develop a special language like Kokborok, Chakma, Reang and different languages. It’s the birthright of a kid to talk the language realized from its mom,” Nath stated. Worldwide Mom Language Day was proclaimed by Unesco in 1999. It’s noticed yearly to advertise linguistic, cultural range and multilingualism since February 2000.
In Doomdooma, an consciousness programme on Assamese language was launched by the Asam Sahitya Sabha.
Arjun Barua, president, Tinsukia Sahitya Sabha, stated: “We urged individuals to make use of Assamese of their day by day life.”
Deben Deka, secretary of the Doomdooma Sahitya Sabha, and a whole lot of supporters have been current on the event.
“Our youngsters must be educated in Assamese,” Deka, stated.
Extra reporting by Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma