President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar on Friday paid rich tributes to all those brave armed forces personnel who ensured India attained an exceptional win in the 1971 war on the occasion of Vijay Diwas.
Taking to twitter, the President wrote, “On Vijay Diwas, we remember with gratitude the exceptional valour displayed by our armed forces during the 1971 war. Stories of their unparalleled courage and sacrifice for the nation continue to inspire every Indian.”
“On Vijay Diwas, I join the nation in remembering the bravery and sacrifice of our armed forces, who led to our triumph in the 1971 war. I pay my tributes to the martyrs, who lost their lives in the service of our nation,” the Vice President tweeted.
The nation celebrates Vijay Diwas on December 16 every year to commemorate the historic victory against Pakistan in the 1971 War.