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see BengaliBengali
or Bangla
, language belonging to the Indic group of the Indo-Iranian subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Indo-Iranian languages.
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Bengali nationalists led by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman argued that Bengali language and culture justified separate statehood for both the majority Muslims and the minority Hindus in East Pakistan.
She played an instrumental role in pushing for the UN General Assembly to adopt a far-reaching resolution on the role of microcredit in the eradication of poverty as well as declaring February 21 as International Language Day -- that started with the Bengali Language Movement of 1952.
He added that "Oman Qaboos" magazine was also launched in Bengali language.
Instead, he occupied himself with creating the modern Bengali language, establishing his own norms of literary excellence, impelled by his ceaseless urge to transcend one literary form in the evolution of another.
Chair of the organisation, Mohamed Abul-Sufi, said: "We want somewhere where we can teach our children about their culture and the Bengali language so the younger generation don't forget about where their families came from.
The project coordinator for the Indian Bengali language version--My Health, My Self--said that their book defied "the complete obliteration of sexuality from the common language" by publishing the first health information in Bengali on safer sex practices in same sex relationships.
Another Indian director, Sandeep Ray won the best director award for his Bengali language film 'Shirno Bahu' (Thin Arms)' in the Muhr Asia Africa shorts category.
The sacrifices made by Dhaka University students became an icon not only for the Bengali language but also for the disadvantaged languages of the whole world with the passage of time.
Prequalification are invited for Proposal for printing and supply of 5,000 (Five Thousand) Hand Book in Bengali language with specification - size 22cm X 14 cm, inner page - 130 Gsm glossy art sheet with multi colour printing both side, cover -170 Gsm glossy art% sheet with multi colour printing front and back cover pages
Others, opposing this claim, insist that the country must live up to the legacy of its 1971 secession from Pakistan, in a revolution that proclaimed Islam insufficient grounds for nationhood and asserted the primacy of Bangladesh's secular culture and Bengali language over its allegiance to Islamabad.
PRC Convener Syed Ehsanul Haque said in 1947 Muslims migrated from India to East Pakistan, not Bangladesh, which was carved out of the Islamic state on the issue of Bengali language.
Mujeebur Rehman Shami said: "We must equip some of our personages with knowledge of the Bengali language to bring the people of both countries together.