A street drama 'Rokte lekha Bangla Bhasha’ written in the context of Language Movement in 1952 was performed in the city on Monday in remembrance of the language martyrs.
On the occasion of Martyrs' Day and International Mother Language Day, Open Dialogue Bangladesh (OPD) hosted the street drama in front of Jatiya Press Club.
In backdrop of Pakistan's conspiracy against the Bangla language and Bengali culture and the persecution of Bengalis by Pakistani forces since the partition in 1947 were highlighted in the drama 'Rokte Lekha Bangla Bhasha’.
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The drama was directed by Samad Bhuiyan and presented by his team.
Artists Umme Salam Shimu, Vashkar Roy, Naima Akhter, Steve Aaron Barai, Smriti Akhter, Tahfimul Islam Apu, Fatema Akhter Trisha, Sajjad Masood Soumya, Sabrina Islam, Ariful Islam, Abdur Rahman Rakib and Samad Bhuiyan performed in the play.
The artists presented national and patriotic songs before the 30-minute street drama.