India, Bangladesh jointly mark 1971 massacre by Pakistani forces with candlelight protest

Bangladesh Assistant High Commission in Agartala, along with locals, observed March 25 as the 'Genocide Day.' To mark the day, a candlelight protest was organised inside the Rabindra centenary hall premises. Members of Bangladesh cultural communities, officials and staff of the Assistant High Commission, local writers and social activists participated in the programme.One-minute silence was also observed in memory of the innocent killings. A cultural programme was also jointly organised by the artistes from Bangladesh and Tripura.