Vijay Diwas is celebrated across the Nation on 16th December. The day marks the glorious victory over Pakistan in 1971 during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, in alliance with Bangladesh Mukti Bahini. On 16th December 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.
The anniversary of Vijay Divas is observed across India by paying tributes to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the nation.
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- Chief of Army Staff- General Bipin Rawat.
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