Vijay Diwas

Vijay Diwas

Question: Vijay Diwas is observed on-
(a) 21st December
(b) 19th December
(c) 17th December
(d) 16th December
Answer- (d)
Related facts:

  • On 16th December, 2018, 47th Vijay Diwas was celebrated throughout country commemorating India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971 war.
  • On this day, the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in this war were paid homage.
  • In this war, General of Pakistan Army General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi surrendered unconditionally to the allied forces consisting of Indian Army led by Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora in Dhaka with about 93 thousand soldiers.
  • After this war, East Pakistan became independent, now known as Bangladesh.

Links:

http:// http://www.newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=356746

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/vijay-diwas-bangladesh-posthumously-honours-12-indian-bravehearts-of-1971-war-5496591/

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/vijay-diwas-2018-president-pm-remember-soldiers-killed-in-1971-war/celebrating-military-victory-of-india/slideshow/67125164.cms

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