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International Mother Language Day: Bengali

International Mother Language Day


Language: Bengali

Our Bengali speaker: Lopamudra Basu

Speakers in the world: There are more than 210 million Bengali speakers in the world (Britannica).

Select communities of Bengali speakers: Bangladesh (100 million), India (85 million), United States (320,000), United Kingdom (221,000).

Piece:  Friend by Sarat Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Take my Hand by Nabaneeta Dev Sen