PM Modi recalls valour of Muktijoddhas, Biranganas and Indian Armed Forces on 50th Vijay Diwas
The Swarnim Vijay Varsh marks 50 years of India’s victory in the 1971 war
Commemorating the 50th Vijay Diwas marking 50 years of India’s victory in the 1971 war, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday recalled the great valour and sacrifice by the Muktijoddhas, Biranganas and bravehearts of the Indian Armed Forces.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "On the 50th Vijay Diwas, I recall the great valour and sacrifice by the Muktijoddhas, Biranganas and bravehearts of the Indian Armed Forces. Together, we fought and defeated oppressive forces. Rashtrapati Ji’s presence in Dhaka is of special significance to every Indian."
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh joined the nation in remembering the courage, valour and sacrifice of the Armed Forces during the 1971 war on the occasion of ‘Swarnim Vijay Diwas’.
In a series of tweets, Singh termed the 1971 war as the golden chapter in India’s military history.
“On the occasion of ‘Swarnim Vijay Diwas’ we remember the courage and sacrifice of our armed forces during the 1971 war,” Singh said in the tweet.
“The 1971 war is the golden chapter in India’s military history. We are proud of our armed forces and their achievements,” he added.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar congratulated his counterpart Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on the 50th Victory Day celebrations and said that the fight of people of Bangladesh against oppression and genocide will always inspire us.
“Extend warmest congratulations to FM Dr. AK Abdul Momen and the Government and people of Bangladesh on the 50th Victory Day celebrations,” he said in a tweet.
“The valiant fight of people of Bangladesh led by Bangabandhu against oppression & genocide will always inspire us,” he added.
The External Affairs Minister’s tweet further said, “Visit of Rashtrapati ji reflects our deep friendship and special bonds forged through our shared sacrifices.”