PM Modi recalls valour, sacrifice of Bangladeshi freedom fighters, India’s forces on Vijay Diwas

10:21 AM Dec 16, 2021 | PTI |

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to the valor and sacrifices of Bangladeshi freedom fighters and Indian armed forces on the 50th anniversary of Vijay Diwas, which commemorates India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war.


Bangladesh, then part of Pakistan, became an independent country after the war. Modi tweeted, ”On the 50th Vijay Diwas, I recall the great valor and sacrifice by the Muktijoddhas, Biranganas, and Bravehearts of the Indian Armed Forces. Together, we fought and defeated oppressive forces.

Rashtrapati Ji’s presence in Dhaka is of special significance to every Indian.” President Ram Nath Kovind is in Dhaka on a maiden three-day State Visit during which he will hold talks with his counterpart and attend the golden jubilee celebrations of Bangladesh’s independence from Pakistan in 1971.


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