Dec 17, 2019 · 16 December: Remembering the War of 1971. Remembering the war of 1971 in East Pakistan by Anam Zakaria. Bangladesh, India and Pakistan each have created a very distinct memory of what happened 48 years ago. Forty-eight years after the 1971 war, which led to the independence of Bangladesh, each country involved in the conflict has ...
On 16 December 1971, Lieutenant General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, CO of Pakistan Armed Forces located in East Pakistan signed the Instrument of Surrender. The Instrument of Surrender was a written agreement that enabled the surrender of the Pakistan Eastern Command in the Bangladesh Liberation War, and marked the end of the Indo-Pakistani War ...
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Dec 16, 2007 · 16th December-Victory Day of Bangladesh. 16 December 1971 is the most important day in the history of Bangladesh. On that day the Pakistani Army surrendered all its modern arms along with 92,000 soldiers. The day was named Bijoy Dibash (Victory Day). Bangladesh established the independent and sovereign People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
Feb 01, 2009 · Himal Southasian, December 2008. ‘War babies’ and Bangladesh’s tragedy of abortion and adoption. Bangladesh celebrates its birth on 16 December 1971 – now celebrated as Victory Day, a day of reminiscence for citizens of the new nation. But many memories are troubling, especially those of the ‘war babies’ – children born during or ...
On December 16, 1971 East Pakistan became an independent and free state of Bangladesh. Nowhere, in both textbooks is there a mention of the documented atrocities committed by the Pakistan Army which includes rapes, targeted killings against the Mukti Bahini and the genocide of the Bengali population.
Dec 16, 2009 · Adil Najam. As the fourth part of our series on the events of 1971, we are reposting this post which was first published at ATP on December 16, 2006. We are reposting it with all the original comments since they, as a whole, are very much part of the conversation we all need to have with ourselves.
--Ragib 00:50, 16 December 2008 (UTC) I don't think so. The article says "In building 24 there was Professor Rafiqul Islam of Bangla literature department", so it seems he was involved in the incident as a victim, and is not an uninvolved party.
Aug 26, 2018 · What happened to Biharis after 16th December, 1971 is another story of blood and tears. I am not trying to impress up-on that no Bengali was killed during the war. Many Bengalis, including civilians, innocents, as well as not so innocents, were killed in cross-fires but the casualty figures given by Bangladesh and India are entirely baseless.
The surrender took place at Ramna Race Course, in Dhaka at local time 16:31 on 16 December 1971. Niazi signed the Instrument of Surrender and handed over his personal weapon to J. S. Aurora in the presence of Indian and Bangladesh force commanders.
16 December is considered as a Vijay Diwas (Victory Day) or in Bangla “Bijoy Dibos”. This day is historic for all Indians and the people of erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).