PM Modi to light golden victory torch on 50th anniversary of Indo-Pak war

PM Modi will light the ‘Golden Victory Torch’ today on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Indo-Pak war. In December 1971, the Indian Armed Forces achieved a decisive and historic victory over the Pakistani military, resulting in the formation of one nation – Bangladesh and the largest military surrender since World War II, the ministry said in an official release on Tuesday. Also happened.

From December 16, India will mark the 50th anniversary of the Indo-Pak war, also known as the ‘Golden Victory Rain’. Various commemorative programs have been organized across the country. “

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will arrive at the venue to welcome PM Modi. The prime minister, defense personnel and tri-service presidents will lay wreaths and pay tribute to the martyred soldiers. On this occasion, the Prime Minister will unveil the ‘Golden Victory Torch’ with the eternal flame of NWM.

The press release said, “Four victory torches will be lit by NWM’s Eternal Flame. These models will be delivered to various parts of the country, including villages with Paramvir Chakra and 1971 Mahavir Chakra awards. A big fight was fought, it will be brought to the NWM. “

Various commemorative events will be organized across India in honor of war veterans and heroic women and events such as band performances, seminars, exhibitions, instrumental displays, film festivals, compromises and adventure activities. Minister of State for Defense Shripad Yeso Naik and senior civilian and military officials of the Ministry of Defense will also be present on the occasion.

Victory Day is celebrated on December 16 every year to commemorate India’s victory in liberating Bangladesh from Pakistan in 1971. One of the fastest and shortest campaigns in military history, a new nation was born as a result of a swift operation by the Indian Army. After the defeat in the 1971 war, the then army chief of Pakistan, Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, surrendered to the Allies with 93,000 troops.