• Thu. Feb 29th, 2024


Trishakti Corps Indian Army celebrated Vijay Diwas on 16th December 23 to commemorate the victory of the Indian Armed Forces in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. Wreaths were laid in various war memorials in North Bengal and Sikkim in remembrance of the Bravehearts who made the supreme sacrifice during the war. On the occasion, veterans, many of them who participated in the war, were felicitated.

Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year across the country on December 16 to commemorate the victory of the Indian armed forces in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. This decisive conflict led to the liberation of East Pakistan and the birth of Bangladesh. On this day in 1971, over 93,000 Pakistani troops surrendered to the joint forces of the Indian Army and the “Mukti Bahini” laying the foundation for the creation of Bangladesh.

Kripan Division, celebrated Bogra Day to commemorate the victory at the Battle of Bogra. As a token of remembrance to valiant warriors, Wreath was laid by General Officer Commanding, Kripan Division at Bogra War Memorial, Binnaguri. It was followed by inauguration of Victory Park. This Park has been dedicated to the victory of Indian Army over Pakistani Army in 1971.

A Walkathon was also organised at Hasimara and Cooch Behar to honour the triumph of Indian Armed Forces.

Source: Trishakti Corps, Indian Army
Report- Pratyusha Mukherjee

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