Today is March 25, National Genocide Day. The day of a scandalous massacre in the history of human civilizationThe conspiracy to silence the voices of the freedom-loving Bengalis through the massacre called ‘Operation Searchlight’ on the night of March 25, 1971, which started unleashing on the unarmed Bengalis in the dark of night, started to be implemented this night.
The nation has been commemorating this day of genocide on the eve of the declaration of independence of Bangladesh as ‘National Genocide Day’
Fifty years ago today, on this day in 1971, people all over the country were eager for independence. Earlier, after listening to the historic speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Suhrawardy Udyan (then Racecourse Maidan), people understood that independence was imminent .
President Yahya Khan secretly boarded a flight to West Pakistan on the evening of March 25, after a drama of negotiations with the Bengali leadership to resolve the political stalemate. .As soon as Yahya landed safely in West Pakistan, his forces became active in East Pakistan.