Bangladesh Issued Stamps on Victory Day

bangladesh victory daystampsPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina released a Taka 10 commemorative postage stamp on the country’s 47th Victory Day marking its emergence as an independent nation after a bloody nine-month war against the Pakistani occupation forces in 1971. She also released a Tk 5 data card along with a souvenir.December 16 is celebrated as “Victory Day” in  Bangladesh and “Vijay Diwas” in India to mark their military victory over Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, which eventually led to the liberation of Bangladesh, which was earlier called East Pakistan.

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