SUKNA ( Siliguri ) : VIJAY DIWAS was celebrated with traditional Military decorum and fanfare at the Trishakti Corps at Sukna near Siliguri on 16 December 2020 to commemorate the victory of the Indian Army over Pakistan in the Indo-Pak war of 1971 which witnessed creation of Bangladesh.
1971 India – Pakistan War was a landmark victory for the nation, as well as its Armed Forces and is celebrated as VIJAY DIWAS every year. The historic Military victory resulted in Pakistan ceding control of then East Pakistan, thus paving the way for the birth of the sovereign nation of Bangladesh.
VIJAY DIWAS is a historical event and a shining example of people’s aspirations being ably supported by decisive Military action. This year it is also being celebrated to begin Golden Jubilee year “SWARNIM VIJAY VARSH” celebrations
Lieutenant General Ajai Kumar Singh, GOC Trishakti Corps, paid homage to the fallen soldiers by laying a wreath at the War Memorial.