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5 Astoundingly Amazing Facts About Vijay Diwas

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Vijay Diwas is  commemorated every year 16 December in India. December 16 is a day of celebration & remembrance of the sacrifices of India’s brave soldiers. Let’s look at 5 amazing facts about this day.

1-India’s military victory over Pakistan in 1971 during the Indo-Pakistani War 1971.

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Image via firstpost.com

2-The war resulted in the unilateral surrender of Pakistani army. Pakistan’s Lt Gen A.A.K Niazi with 93,000 Pakistani soldiers & their civilian supporters  surrendered.

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3-This is the first war after World War-II that the Indian Army won conclusively.

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Image via newsnation.in

4-Over 3,800 soldiers of India and Pakistan sacrificed their lives in this war to end the genocide Pakistan had been conducting against the Bengali population of East Pakistan.

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image via alamy.com

5-A series of rape, torture, killings took place during this war which occurred mainly against the the minority Hindu population in East Pakistan.

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Image via tribuneindia.com