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F. Zaman on June 11, 2008

21st february is observed as shahid dibash (martyr day)in Bangladesh.On this day in 1952 some brave people of Bangladesh(the then East pakistan) embraced martyrdom to force the pakistani govenment to declare bengali as state language.Shahid minar (martyr monument)was built to remember their sacrifices.Hundreds of thousands of bangladeshi attend the shahid minar bare-footed every year at midnight,the first hour of the day,to pay their homage and place floral wreathe.21st february is also declared as international mother language day by UNESCO.

F. Zaman on August 2, 2008


nunila77 merche on January 10, 2014

Un emotivo homenaje. Gracias por subir la explicación. LIKE. Feliz fin de semana. Saludos cordiales desde Madrid.

F. Zaman on January 11, 2014


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Photo taken in Dhaka University Campus, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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  • Uploaded on June 10, 2008
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    by F. Zaman
    • Camera: Canon IXY DIGITAL 810 IS
    • Taken on 2008/02/21 01:20:57
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO250
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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