Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. Appreciating and promoting the mother tongue of our pupils will not only encourage linguistic diversity and build tolerance but also make them feel proud of their culture and identity. Keeping this in mind ‘International Mother Language Day’ was celebrated by the students and teachers of Grades 4 and 5 on 20th February 2020 in the school auditorium.
Our Dean-Arts, Ms Priyadarshinee Guha addressed the students establishing the importance of remembering our past and the events of 21st February 1952 which led to the observance of this day. This was followed by a recital of Al Mahamud’s ‘Ekusher Kobita’ by our teachers. The students then explained the importance of this day and proudly sang ‘Ami Banglaye Gaan Gayi’. A dramatized reading of Sukumar Ray’s ‘Obaak Jolpaan’ had the audience in splits. The programme concluded with a melodious rendition of ‘Amar Bhitoro Bhahire’ by our teachers.