Uccharan Academy, a leading cultural organisation of Bogra, arranged a cultural programme on International Mother Language Day and Shaheed Dibosh at its office in Wood-burn Municipality Park in Bogra town.
The chief coordinator of Uccharan Academy, Atiqur Rahman Mithu presided over the function.
Among the speakers were noted human rights activist Anwarul Islam Bacchu, president of Sammilito Sangskritik Jote Monowarul Islam, noted social worker Akram Hossain, poet Selim Reza Kajal and director of the academy Adv. Polash Khandakar.
At the event about 40 children gave a group performance, 20 children performed solo songs and 15 children recited poetry from the writings of different poets. Of the performers, three were from a school for the differently-abled, who were awarded crests by the academy for their brilliant performance at the recent international Olympiad.