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New Delhi Dec 16 : On the occasion of Swarnim Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday remembered the courage and sacrifice of the armed forces during the 1971 war and called it a “great valour and sacrifice by the Indian Armed forces” Taking to Twitter PM Modi said, “On the 50th Vijay Diwas, I recall the great valour and sacrifice made by the Muktijoddhas, Biranganas and brave-hearts of the Indian Armed Forces. Together, we fought and defeated oppressive forces. Rashtrapati Ji’s presence in Dhaka is of special significance to every Indian”.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also remembered the courage and supreme sacrifice made by the India army and said we are proud of our armed forces and their achievements.
“On the occasion of ‘Swarnim Vijay Diwas’ we remember the courage and sacrifice of our armed forces during the 1971 war. The 1971 war is the golden chapter in India’s military history. We are proud of our armed forces and their achievements” he tweeted.
He also shared a picture of “Instrument of Surrender” and said, “This day, that year!”.
The day is observed to commemorate India’s victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan and the Liberation of Bangladesh. PM Narendra Modi will participate in a homage paying ceremony of Swarnim Vijay Mashaal at the National War Memorial on Thursday.