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Vijay Diwas 2020: Know About 1971 Indo-Pak War And The Rise Of Bangladesh

Vijay Diwas 2020: Know About 1971 Indo-Pak War And The Rise Of Bangladesh

New Delhi: On December 3, 1971 a war started and lasted for long 13 days. However, the war officially came to an end on December 16, where Pakistan surrendered to the Indian Armed forces. General AA Khan Niazi, chief of the Pakistan Army, surrendered to the Indian Army and Bangladesh's Mukti Bahani, along with 93,000 troops.

On December 16, the nation pays tribute to soldiers, who sacrificed their lives in this day. This day is celebrated as Vijay Diwas or victory day. Also, this honourable day is honoured to pay tributes to the Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will light up 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' at the National War Memorial today to mark the 50th-anniversary of the 1971 India-Pakistan war.

'You surrender or we wipe you out' was the message given by Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw to Pakistan on 13th December 1971...," the Indian Army tweeted with sharing an unique capture which marks the victory on Indian forces.

The Eastern Front: "On 15 Dec, forty sorties of MiGs and Hunters were flown to target enemy troops occupying the Dacca University campus, with no collateral damage caused to any of the buildings or structures outside the target area": Indian Air Force tweeted.

Meanwhile this year in 2020, India and Bangladesh have decided to resume trans-border railway connectivity between Haldibari in West Bengal and Chilahati located across the border in Nilphamari district after almost long 55 years.

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