The Bangladesh Liberation war in 1971 won by Bangladeshi forces over Pakistani forces is now celebrated as Victory Day or Vijay Diwas. Pakistan commanding officer AAK Niazi surrendered his forces to the united forces of Bangladesh. The war almost took 9 months to end, sacrificing almost 2 lakh to 3 million Bangladeshi lives.
India also celebrates this event as a ‘Vijay Diwas’ to honor Indian martyrs who sacrificed their lives in this war. The massacre is so disturbing, and after seeing Vijay Diwas Images, you might feel proud of our Indian Soldiers.
Bangladesh forces fight the Bangladesh Liberation War to become an independent country. Vijay Diwas is one of the most horrifying and violent wars of the 20th century, where people witnessed large-scale atrocities.
The war took almost 9 months to stop the Lieutenant General AKA Niazi, CO of Pakistan Armed forces, signing the Instrument of Surrender. This surrender took place at Ramna Race Course in Dhaka on 16 December 1971. Victory Day is celebrated as a National holiday in Bangladesh and as a Vijay Diwas on the Indian Military calendar.
Important Facts about Vijay Diwas
- i) The Bangladesh Liberation War took place after West Pakistan misbehaved with the people of East Pakistan.
- ii) The war almost took 9 months to end and is one of the biggest-ever military surrenders after World War II.
- iii) Pakistan deploys almost 93000 soldiers with the western front. However, the Indian Army retaliate and took over.
- iv) The Indian forces capture almost one-third of the Pakistani Army. However, they were released due to the Shimla Agreement of 1972.
- v) Almost 9000 Pakistani soldiers died and 25000 severely injured, while in India, 3000 soldiers were killed, and 12000 were wounded.
The Bangladesh Liberation War witnessed one of the biggest massacres in the history of War. We, as Indians, celebrate the Vijay Diwas 2021 with honor and respect. Well, the major reason, according to the reports, is that “people of East Pakistan claimed that people were raped, exploited, beaten and murdered by the West Pakistan Army.”
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