Kolkata, Dec 16: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday remembered the soldiers of the Indian Army who fought during the 1971 war against Pakistan.
Mamata salutes soldiers of 1971 Indo-Pak War
"On #VijayDiwas I salute the brave soldiers of the Indian Army who fought valiantly in the 1971 war and defeated the Pakistan Army. Jai Hind," she tweeted.
On 16 December 1971, nearly 93,000 Pakistani soldiers had raised white flags and surrendered to the Indian Army. The victory followed the creation of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan).