President Droupadi Murmu said On the 16th of December that on Vijay Diwas, we remember with gratitude the exceptional valour displayed by our armed forces during the 1971 war. Stories of their unparalleled courage and sacrifice for the nation continue to inspire every Indian.
On this day, we remember the sacrifices of the Indian soldiers who fought in the 1971 Indo-Pak War. We also remember the many civilians who were caught in the crossfire and those who lost their lives in the conflict.
Today, India celebrates Vijay Diwas, marking the victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. The day is a reminder of the bravery and sacrifice of our armed forces, who fought valiantly to protect our motherland.