Thursday, 20 January, 2022
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The Month of Victory

The Month of Victory

The Pakistan Army lost 72 tanks against 18 lost by Indian Army in the Eastern theatre of the war. Here, Indian soldiers pose atop a Chaffee tank abandoned by the Pak Army in Jamalpur area.


 

International Diplomacy: Amid growing tension in the subcontinent Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi embarked on a 20 day long journey of six states in Europe and America (Belgium, Austria, Britain, the US, France and Germany) in Oct-Nov 1971, to appeal to the international community to impress upon Pakistan to arrive at a political solution with the Bengali leadership. Here, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi poses with President Richard Nixon at the White House on November 5, 1971.