Victory Day Celebrated

Dhaka, Bangladesh- December 2009. Nafiza, tied the national flag on her heads and wearing a dresses combining the colors of the flag-green and red. She celebrated the 38 Victory days-Copy Right Monirul Alam

The Nation across the country and the Bangladesh missions abroad celebrated the 38th Victory Day paying tribute to the three million martyrs for their ultimate sacrifice for the nation.

On this day in 1971, the nation under the leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman won victory over Pakistani occupation forces after nine months of bloodshed.

General AAK Niazi, chief of the Pakistani occupation forces, surrendered to the allied forces of Bangladesh and India at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on December 16 with 93,000 soldiers following their defeat in the war that broke out in March, 1971.

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