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Nation observes one-minute blackout on Monday night

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25th March, 2019 06:10:02 printer

Nation observes one-minute blackout on Monday night

The nation is set to observe a one-minute blackout from 9:00pm to 9:01 pm across the country on in remembrance of the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25 in 1971.

 

During the blackout programme, the power supply would be suspended from 9:00 pm to 9:01 pm across the country.

 

Motor vehicles and important structures, however, will remain out of the one-minute blackout observance.

 

In observance of the programme, necessary law enforcement agencies will be engaged to ensure security for the countrymen.

 

The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) unanimously adopted a resolution to observe the March 25 as the “Gonohotya Dibos” (Genocide Day) on March 11, 2017.

 

Subsequently, the cabinet division in a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, unanimously endorsed the decision on March 20 in 2017.

 

Source: BSS


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