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International Mother Language’s Day Celebrated In BMC

Quetta – A program was held in Bolan Medical Collage (BMC) to celebrate international mother language’s day on Saturday.

21st February is observed as international day for mother Languages worldwide.  This day marks the contribution of Bengali students who sacrificed their lives for the very purpose of preserving their mother tongue .In order to pay tribute to those students, UNESCO declared 21st February as international day for mother languages.

On the eve of this, BMC literary forum organized a literary program which was attended by numerous students.  Poetry and speeches delivered by the students was the central attraction of the program.

A speaker at the program

A speaker at the program

Program was started with recitation of few verses of Holy Quran, after it poetry was shared related to Balochi culture, language and personalities.  A portion of program was dedicated to a Baloch legend Mast Tukali. Speakers throw light on the life and contribution of Mast Tukali and explained how much he contributed Balochi language.

Speaker also stressed the need of paying much attention to the Brahvi and Balochi language as both are counted endangered language, both are at high risk of extinction.

Guests of program were Abrar Barkat, Chairman Tobi Adabi Dewan and Muqueem Miyah, Master in Balochi.

 Staff Report

Published in The Balochistan Point on February 21, 2015

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