Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The “International Mother’s Day” would be celebrated in the country as elsewhere in the world on Sunday. The day is aimed at honouring mothers and celebrating motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.
It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March, April, or May. In Bangladesh, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of the month of May.
On this day, people wish their mothers with “Mother’s Day” gifts along with organizing various programs showing their deep respect to their mothers and honouring their contributions to society as well. 
Different government, non-government and socio-cultural organizations have chalked out elaborate programs to mark the day. The programs include holding discussion, reception and cultural programs in the capital city.
Television channels are scheduled to telecast special programs and national dailies to publish special features and articles highlighting the significance of the day.
Bangladesh Shilpa Sahittya and Sangskritik Parishad will organize a discussion on Poet Kushum Kumari and Poet Sufia Kamal on Sunday on the occasion of “International Mother’s Day”. 
BBN/SSR/AD-12May12-11:59 pm (BST)