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Google, the world’s most popular internet search engine, has created a doodle to commemorate Bangladesh’s Independence Day.
The doodle, which depicts the Bangladeshi flag, has been visible above the search box on Google’s homepage since 12 a.m. on Sunday.
When someone searches for something from Bangladesh on Google, a red-green flag doodle will appear. By clicking the doodle, they can go to a new page with information about Bangladesh’s independence.
Bangladesh declared independence on this day in 1971 and became an independent nation later that year.
The celebration begins with a 31-gun salute to honor those who fought for Bangladesh’s independence.
On the occasion of the Independence Day of Bangladesh, @UNDP 🇧🇩 Resident Representative @stefanliller visited the National Martyrs' Memorial and shared his thoughts in this video. Watch this to learn more.
We wish you all a Happy Independence Day! pic.twitter.com/80gOG4VfJx
— UNDP Bangladesh (@UNDP_BD) March 26, 2023
According to Google’s page on the doodle, citizens observe the national holiday by wearing the Bangladesh colors of red and green. The flag, as depicted in the artwork, is displayed on homes and buildings across the country. Its central red circle and green background depict a rising sun across Bangladesh’s natural beauty.
Google first created a doodle in honor of Bangladesh’s Independence Day in 2013, marking the country’s 43rd anniversary.
Since 1998, Google Doodle has been a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage to commemorate holidays, events, achievements, and people.