India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate its victory over Pakistan during the 1971 war that led to the creation of Bangladesh.
सन् ‘71 में भारत की पाकिस्तान पर ऐतिहासिक जीत के उत्सव पर देशवासियों को शुभकामनाएँ और सेना के शौर्य को नमन। ये उस… https://t.co/ir1Le83JgO
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1608087260000
“Greetings to people of the country on the celebration of India’s historic victory over Pakistan in 1971 and salutations to the valour of our armed forces,” Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.
“It took place at a time when India’s neighbouring countries used to recognise the mettle of the Indian prime minister and feared violating the borders of our country,” he said.
Indira Gandhi was the prime minister of India when this war took place.