ENC pays tribute to the martyrs on Vijay Diwas

Sakal Times
Saturday, 16 December 2017

The Defence Services across the country celebrate Vijay Diwas on 16th December every year to commemorate the historic victory against Pakistan in 1971 War.

Vishakhapatnam: The Eastern Naval Command (ENC) of the Indian Navy observed the anniversary of Vijay Diwas on Saturday,  by paying tribute to the valiant personnel of the Armed Forces who made the supreme sacrifice in various Operations including the 1971 War. A Floral wreath was placed at the War Memorial on RK Beach, Visakhapatnam this morning by Vice Admiral MS Pawar, Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command. Wreath was also placed by Shri T Yoganand, Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam. A 50 man Guard was paraded at the venue and a two-minute silence was observed as a mark of respect to the martyrs. 
 
The Defence Services across the country celebrate Vijay Diwas on 16th December every year to commemorate the historic victory against Pakistan in 1971 War. On this momentous day, the Pakistan Forces under the command of Lieutenant General AAK Niazi surrendered at Dhaka, in the presence of the tri-service Commanders of Indian Armed Forces. It was on this day in 1971, that a declaration of cease-fire was brought into force ending the Indo-Pak War and resulting in the birth of the sovereign country of Bangladesh.

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