International Mother Language Day observed on 21st February
Matribhasha Diwas or International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is observed annually across the world on 21st February. It is celebrated in India by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.
The theme of the programme is ‘Celebrating our Multilingual Heritage’. For the past three years, the Ministry of HRD has been celebrating the day across the country along with educational institutions. Exhibitions on mother language and several competitions are to be held as a part of the event.