13 days after the war started, India achieved a clear upper hand, the Eastern Command of the Pakistan military signed the instrument of surrender on 16 December 1971 in Dhaka, marking the formation of East Pakistan as the new nation of Bangladesh. Officially, East Pakistan had earlier called for its secession from Pakistan on 26 March 1971.
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Sep 09, 2021 · And on December 16, 1971, the war ended with the signing of the 'Means of Surrender' by the Eastern Command of the Pakistani Army in Dhaka. It was a resounding victory that resulted in the largest military surrender since World War II, in which approximately 93,000 soldiers of the Pakistani Army surrendered to the Indian Army, the governor said.