Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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The Month of Victory

The Month of Victory

Surrender at Chandpur. At many instance, the overwhelmed Pak troops surrendered to Indian Army/Mukti Bahini without much opposition. Here, Brigadier HS Sodhi looks at the
surrendered troops from atop a tank at Chandpur on the morning of December 9, 1971.


 

Liberation of Dhaka. Indian Army personnel stand at the gate of the President’s House in Dhaka on December 16, 1971.


 

Pakistani Troops surrender. Pak troops surrender their arms at the golf course in Dhaka cantonment at 1100 hrs on December 19, 1971. 93,000 Pakistani Prisoners of War went into captivity after the fall of Dhaka. They were repatriated to Pakistan after the Simla Agreement.