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On the night of March 25th, a nationwide symbolic “blackout” will be occurred across the country.

In observance of the appropriate decorum for the Day of Genocide on March 25th, various programs have been scheduled nationwide. As part of this, a symbolic “blackout” will be observed across the country from 11:00 p.m. to 11:01 p.m. on the night of March 25th.

However, emergency services and essential establishments will remain unaffected by this initiative.

The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs confirmed this information in a press release on Saturday (March 23).

On the occasion, the President and the Prime Minister will address the nation.

On the morning of March 25th, discussions will be held at the Liberation War Museum at 10:00 a.m. in observance of the Day of Genocide. Nationwide events featuring songs, dramas, and cultural programs related to genocide and the liberation war will be organized.

Furthermore, special memorial meetings and discussions will be held in all educational institutions including schools, colleges, and madrasas, featuring prominent personalities and veterans of the liberation war.

In all city corporations including Dhaka, rare images and documentaries related to the genocide will be displayed and broadcasted.

On the night of March 25th, special prayers for the forgiveness of the souls of the deceased will be offered in all mosques, followed by prayers in temples and other places of worship throughout the country, at convenient times.

The day will also be observed with due diligence in districts, upazilas, and Bangladeshi embassies abroad.

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