On the occasion of International Mother Language Day, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said all languages are equal and mother language should be the medium of communication.

The Bengal CM wished everyone a happy International Mother Language Day and said mother language is a thing of pride for her.

“All languages are equal. Mother tongue must for expressing views,” Mamata Banerjee tweeted.

“How can I forget February 21 spattered with my brothers’ blood? I pay my tribute to the martyrs of 1952 Language Movement,” Banerjee said in another tweet.

International Mother Language Day is celebrated worldwide on February 21 to promote awareness of cultural diversity and multilingualism.

First Published | 21 February 2017 4:59 PM
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