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Primary school textbooks in 8 languages launched

Primary school textbooks in 8 languages launched

Primary school textbooks in eight indigenous languages were inaugurated in a book launch in the capital yesterday, celebrating the month of the Language Movement.
The books were published by Caritas Bangladesh.
Children of the Chakma, Murong, Tripura, Khashi, Garo, Santal and Oraon ethnic minorities will be able to access learning materials in their own languages now, said speakers during the programme organised at Cirdap auditorium.
For the Oraon community, which is further divided into two linguistic groups -- Sadri and Kurukh --, the materials will be available in both the languages, they added.
The books will be available for the children of 1,005 schools, dubbed "Aloghor", run by Caritas Bangladesh.  
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman and State Minister for Social Welfare Promode Mankin, among others, spoke.

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