Shahid Minar, Dhaka City

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Appreciate the importance of Shahid Minar, a monument where history, architecture, and art meet to honor the martyrs who fought for the recognition of their native language. In 1952, during the Bengali language movement demonstrations, the police force opened fire on protestors who were fighting for the official status of the Bengali language in Bangladesh. Existing monuments dedicated to the martyrs were demolished, with the monument you see today being rebuilt after the Bangladesh Liberation War. The monument, made of marble and colored in red and white, features Bengali poetry written in iron letters. Use our Dhaka City trip itinerary builder app to arrange your visit to Shahid Minar and other attractions in Dhaka City.
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  • In 1952 Pakistan government declare Urdu as national language. In that time students of Dhaka University protest and demand Bengali an national language. The protest got out of control and ended with ...  more »
  • The Central Shahid Minar is a national monument established to remember those killed by the police during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations on 21 August 1952 in the then East Pakistan. The ...  more »
  • this is central shahid minar of Bangladesh. in 1952 many students died for establishing Bangla as country language. shahid minar is as for there memory and respect......  more »
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