Madhya Pradesh CM Mohan Yadav Honors 1971 War Heroes on Vijay Diwas
Madhya Pradesh CM Mohan Yadav Honors 1971 War Heroes on Vijay Diwas

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav honored the brave soldiers who fought in the 1971 war during a tribute ceremony at Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal, the state's capital. He highlighted the significance of Vijay Diwas, recalling how India's victory in 1971 led to the division of Pakistan into two parts and the birth of Bangladesh.

CM Yadav praised the extraordinary bravery displayed by the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force, emphasizing that their dedication resulted in the surrender of around 93,000 enemy soldiers. He expressed deep gratitude to the soldiers whose sacrifices brought pride to India, stating, "We are proud of our Army."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid homage to the courageous heroes of the 1971 war, acknowledging their sacrifices that secured a decisive win for India. He praised their valor and unwavering commitment, recognizing their enduring legacy in India's history.

On 'X' platform, the Indian Army commemorated December 16 as the historic victory day over Pakistan in the 1971 India-Pakistan War. They urged everyone to honor the bravery and resilience displayed by the Indian Armed Forces on this memorable day.

Vijay Diwas, celebrated on December 16, marks India's triumph over Pakistan in the 1971 war. It signifies the day when Pakistan conceded defeat and signed the instrument of surrender in Dhaka after a 13-day conflict. The surrender of over 93,000 soldiers marked the complete collapse of the Pakistan Army against the Indian forces. This significant victory established India as a major force in the region.

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