December 17, 2021 7:34 am
To commemorate the occasion, a wreath-laying ceremony was conducted to pay homage to the brave soldiers, airmen and sailors of the Indian Armed Forces who laid down their lives to protect the sovereignty of the country.
December 17, 2020 12:53 am
Lieutenant General Mohanty, in a press statement issued on the occasion, said the victory was achieved in just 13 days of war, which resulted in complete surrender of Pakistan forces and creation of a new nation, Bangladesh.
December 16, 2020 2:53 pm
India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate its victory over Pakistan during the 1971 war that led to the creation of Bangladesh.
July 28, 2019 7:10 am
PM Modi said then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee had foiled Pakistan’s plans for global intervention in Kashmir through its Kargil misadventure. He said Pakistan had expected that India will “protest” and “oppose”, and “the world will get scared of the tension”.
July 27, 2019 9:43 pm
Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th Anniversary 26th July: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this day reminds us of the "courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers", as he paid tribute to the "mighty warriors".
July 26, 2018 9:27 am
In his brief message, Lt D R Gen Soni congratulated the men, who were instrumental in bringing this glorious victory to India. He also paid homage to the martyrs who made supreme sacrifices during the 1999 Kargil war.
December 11, 2017 5:14 am
The arrival of the Bangladeshi delegation to Kolkata on December 13 will mark commencement of celebrations.
December 14, 2015 3:59 am
The Army is presenting a war museum in the each of the five commands in the country.
July 26, 2015 10:56 am
Several events are planned at army centres across the country to celebrate the Kargil victory and pay respect to the over 400 soldiers who were martyred in the Kargil war.
December 16, 2014 4:45 pm
Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on this day as it marks India's military victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war.
December 16, 2021 1:45 pm
A 122-member strong tri services contingent from India took part in the Victory Day Parade in Dhaka, which was attended by President Ram Nath Kovind and his Bangladesh counterpart M Abdul Hamid.
December 16, 2020 5:45 pm
As December 16 marks the anniversary of the military victory, the nation will celebrate 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' (golden victory year) through several events across the country, and it will continue for a year.