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What is the historical significance of 16th December,1971?

Asked by dare devil, 26 Mar '10 02:14 pm
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Surrender of Pakistani forces stationed in East Pakistan was signed at Ramna Race Course in Dhaka at 16.31 IST on 16 December 1971, by Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora, General Officer Commanding-in-chief of Eastern Command of the Indian Army and Lieutenant General A. A. K. Niazi, Commander of Pakistani forces in Bangladesh. Vijay Divas is commemorated every 16th December in India .
Answered by shashank rastogi, 26 Mar '10 02:22 pm

 
  
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New and smaller western based Pakistan emerged on 16 December 1971....!!!
*The British tea dumped in Boston Harbour on the night of 16 December was valued at some $18000. Parliament, outraged by the blatant destruction of British!!!
*Vijay Divas is commemorated every 16th December in India as it marks the third decisive military victory over Arch-rival Pakistan achieved on 16th December 1971...!!
Answered by Oberoi, 26 Mar '10 02:17 pm

 
  
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The Instrument of Surrender of Pakistani forces stationed in East Pakistan was signed at Ramna Race Course in Dhaka at 16.31 IST on 16 December 1971, by Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora, General Officer Commanding-in-chief of Eastern Command of the Indian Army and Lieutenant General A. A. K. Niazi, Commander of Pakistani forces in Bangladesh.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 26 Mar '10 02:17 pm

 
  
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