Bengali Students Association, AMU organises Mother Language Day celebrations
Aligarh, March 9: The Bengali Students? Association of the Aligarh Muslim University recently organised a programme at the Strachey Hall of the Sir Syed Hall to mark the International Mother Language Day. Students of various linguistic backgrounds of India and the world attended the programme.
During the programme, Professor Samina Khan, Department of English, AMU talked about the significance of mother tongue in retaining one?s own culture and language. She also spoke on the rich cultural and linguistic diversity in India and the AMU campus.
Dr M Mohibul Haque, Associate Professor with AMU?s Department of Political Science pointed out that AMU has a unique unity in diversity in terms of language variation. He further motivated students to do their best in achieving their goals.
Renowned Aligarh based social activist, Mrs Roohi Zuberi, who attended the function as the Chief Guest acknowledged the contribution of Bengal in India?s Freedom Movement. While speaking on the importance of mother tongue, she pointed out that if a language is forgotten, the culture associated with the language, dies.
The programme also had cultural performances by students, which included poetry recitations, songs, skits, short speeches and many more.
Mr Abdul Mabood, Mr Firoz Iftekhar, Mr Momin Ali, Mr Md Jahiruddin Sarkar, Mr Rajesh Ali, Mr Ikbal Ansary, Mr Bellal Hussain were also present on the occasion.
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