The visit of Mukti Jodhas, when India is cherishing the memories of 1971 war, is an acknowledgment by Bangladesh to the contributions and sacrifices made by the Indian Armed Forces (Images courtesy: ADGPI and Northern Railway)
A delegation from Bangladesh composed of Mukti Jodhas (freedom fighters) and serving Bangladesh Armed Forces personnel embarked on a special train on Friday to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra and Ajmer Sharif.
The freedom fighters and army officers are currently visiting India to take part in the events as part of the 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' celebrations organised to commemorate the golden jubilee of India's victory over Pakistan in 1971 war and liberation of Bangladesh.
The 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh Special' train was flagged off jointly by Lieutenant General AK Singh, Director General of Operational Logistics and Strategic Movements and Ashutosh Gangal, General Manager, Northern Railways, from Delhi's Safdarjung Railway Station to Agra on Friday.
The delegation will be visiting the Taj Mahal and Ajmer Sharif Dargah as an enduring testimony of the military cooperation and strong bonds of friendship between the two nations.
The visit of Mukti Jodhas, when India is cherishing the memories of 1971 war, is an acknowledgment by Bangladesh to the contributions and sacrifices made by the Indian Armed Forces.
December 16 is celebrated as 'Vijay Diwas' each year to mark the day of surrender and decisive victory of Indian Armed Forces over Pakistan.
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