Tripura: Bangladesh’s Victory Day to be celebrated on Dec 16 in the state

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Story highlights

  • Tripura to celebrate Bangladesh’s Victory Day in the state on Dec 16
  • This is announced by Bangladesh’s Assistant High Commissioner in Tripura
  • The day will begin by raising the national flag in the morning

Tripura is preparing to celebrate the Victory Day of its neighbouring country Bangladesh on December 16. The announcement was made by Bangladesh’s Assistant High Commissioner, Mohammad Shakhawat Hossain in Agartala.

Details of the program

Mohammad Shakhawat Hossain,  The Assistant High Commissioner of Bangladesh recently announced in Agartala that on December 16 there will be a celebration on the Victory day of Bangladesh.

He also confirmed that celebrations for the country’s Victory Day will be held in the Indian state that is Tripura and the date of celebration will be December 16.

While outlining the details of the program, Shakhawat said the day will begin by raising the national flag in the morning.

This will be followed by placing wreaths on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s portrait.

Along with this, there will also be some public addresses from the Bangladesh Prime Minister, President, Foreign Minister and State Minister for foreign affairs.

Adding to this, he also said that a cultural program will be held at the Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhaban, where artists from Tripura will participate and make the event more joyful.

“The occasion will also be graced by Bangladesh’s Health Minister Mohammad Nasim and Tripura’s Chief Minister Manik Sarkar,” the Assistant High Commissioner further informed further.

Moreover, the Bharat-Bangla Maitree Udyan at Chottakhola will be inaugurated on the day, in remembrance of those who fought in the Liberation War of Bangladesh.

Victory day is a national holiday in Bangladesh celebrated on December 16 to commemorate the victory of the Allied forces High Command over the Pakistani forces in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.

The Commanding officer of the Pakistani Forces General AAK Niazi surrendered with his forces to the Allied forces commander Lt. Gen. Jagjit Singh Aurora, which marked ending the 9 month-long.

Bangladesh Liberation War and 1971 Bangladesh genocide and officially secession of East Pakistan into Bangladesh.

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