Sunday, December 16, 2018

Vijay Diwas Commemorations 2018 SIRSA

Vijay Diwas Commemorations 2018 SIRSA
16 December 2018
Pictures and Videos: GS Mann, Amar Singh Jyani, Surinder Sawant, Mukhtiar Singh Happy, Vikram Bhatia. Vikas Taneja
Vijay Diwas Commemorations 2018 December 16th SIRSA. Interviews: Col Deep Dagar (Retd.); Rahul Hooda IAS SDM Sirsa; Sh Om Parkash Ex-Serviceman. Visuals Shahid Smarak Sathal Sirsa.
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Vijay Diwas is commemorated every 16 December in India, as it marks its military victory over Pakistan in 1971 during the war for the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan. The end of the war also resulted in the unilateral and unconditional surrender of the Pakistan Army and subsequent secession of East Pakistan into Bangladesh. On this day in 1971, the chief of the Pakistani forces, General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, along with 93,000 troops, surrendered to the allied forces consists of Indian Army and Mukti Bahini, led by General Jagjit Singh Arora, of India in the Ramna Race Course, now Suhrawardy Udyan, in Dhaka after their defeat in the war. The anniversary of Vijay Divas is observed across India by paying tributes to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the nation. In the nation's capital New Delhi, the Indian Minister of Defence and heads of all three wings of the Indian armed forces pay homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi as well as in the National Military Memorial, Bangalore.
 On 16 December every year, Citizens, senior officials, students & war veterans lay wreaths and remember the sacrifices of the soldiers.

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