"There is almost no mention of the role of women in the Language movement in books, media and internet and I see no effort to pass their legacy on to the future generations." M. Emad, Journalist.
It was women – most of whom were only schoolgirls at the time - who first defied the curfew under Section 144, tore off the police barricade and assembled under the mango tree (Amtola) in the Dhaka University campus premises to join the movement. However, their contributions are not yet written in details nor properly documented. (Information gathered from Londoni Worldwide Limited)
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