Vijay Diwas

Vijay Diwas is celebrated in India to mark its victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which resulted in the liberation of East Pakistan and the creation of the new independent state of Bangladesh. Also known as the Victory Day, this day is celebrated in India on December 16. This day is also observed in Bangladesh as ‘Bijoy Dibos’ or Bangladesh Liberation Day to mark the formal independence from Pakistan.

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