HC rules on using Bangla date alongside English on national days
Published : Sunday, 16 February, 2020 at 3:36 PM Count : 170
The High Court on Sunday issued a rule asking the government to explain why its inaction over taking steps in using Bangla date alongside English on all national days including the International Mother Language Day should not be declared illegal.
An HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice M Mostafizur Rahman issued the rule after hearing a writ peteion.
M Nashkar Ali filed, a resident of Damurhuda of Chuadanga filed the writ.
Naskar Ali said, the writ was filed as Bangla date remains neglected in different national and international programmes.
The Cabinet Secretary has been asked to respond to the rule within a week, he added.