Our flag does not fly because the wind moves, it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it. VIJAY DIWAS celebrates India’s historic military victory against Pakistan in the 1971 war; which also liberated Bangladesh from Pakistan
India celebrates DECEMBER 16 as VIJAY DIWAS to commemorate its victory over Pakistan during the 1971 war. It was also the biggest-ever military surrender after World War II.
Today on the 50th ANNIVERSARY of the Indo-Pak war, President Ram Nath Kovind said, “On Vijay Diwas, let us recall the valour of our soldiers that affirmed our nation’s unwavering commitment to defend our sovereignty and protect human dignity. Their martyrdom in 1971 war had shown unparalleled grit and prowess of our forces. The nation is eternally indebted to them”