12 Indians honoured on ‘Vijay Diwas’

Bangladesh on Sunday honoured 12 Indian war veterans as it celebrated the 47th anniversary of the ‘Victory Day’, marking its emergence as an independent nation following the 1971 Liberation War. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the nation to work together for the prosperity of the country, bdnews24.com reported. The Bangladesh government posthumously honoured 12 Indian armed forces personnel for sacrificing their lives during the 1971 war. Mr. Hamid mentioned the upcoming election, expressing hope that the polls would ensure a victory for democracy. In India, Vijay Diwas (Victory Day) is celebrated every year on this day to mark India’s decisive win over Pakistan and the birth of Bangladesh.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/12-indians-honoured-on-vijay-diwas/article25760105.ece

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