Every year, Vijay Diwas is observed on December 16 in India to mark the historic military triumph over Pakistan in the 1971 War. the day is celebrated in remembrance of this glorious ceremony being held to honor our brave soldiers who gave their lives in the service of the country.
- On 3 December 1971, A military conflict took place between India and Pakistan in East Pakistan and the Pakistan army surrendered in Dhaka on 16 December 1971.
- The conflict exploded after Pakistan launched Operation Chengiz Khan, a preemptive aerial attack on 11 Indian air stations.
- It was fought during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
- On 16 December 1971, The Pakistani military Eastern Command signed the instrument of surrender, and the creation of East Pakistan as the new country of Bangladesh happened.
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