Source 2b

Source 2b is a photograph of the Shaheed Minar (martyrs’ monument) in Altab Ali Park in Whitechapel, London. It is a replica of the same monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Nicholas Jackson, CC BY-SA 3.0.


There are other monuments like this in the UK – try to find out if there’s one near you!

  • Just by looking at the photo, what do you think this monument commemorates?
  • Find out what International Mother Language Day is. How is it linked to this monument?
  • This monument is located in Whitechapel, London. Why do you think there is a Shaheed Minar there?