Dhaka, March 26 -- The country plunged into darkness for a minute at 9pm on Thursday to observe the day.

bdnews24.com's correspondent Russell Sarkar said the lights of important installations, including street lights in TSC area, were turned off on the Dhaka University campus.

The lights of the academic building and field of Government Titumir College in Mohakhali were also switched off for a minute.

Asif Mahmud, a photographer for bdnews24.com based in the capital's Agargaon, said none of the beautifying lights that had been on display in the area to mark the golden jubilee of independence were switched on during the blackout period on Thursday.

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