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Nadim, the son of Liberation War martyr Col Abdul Qadir, recalled in an interview painful memories from 50 years ago when the Pakistani militia pursued the systematic elimination of nationalist Bengali civilians, students, intelligentsia, religious minorities, and armed personnel.
Reported by Arunava Raha Roy | Edited by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Pakistan’s unconditional surrender involving 93,000 soldiers was the biggest in the world after the Second World War.
ByRahul Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Defence minister Rajnath Singh said the 1971 war is a “classic example” of India's morals, democratic traditions and just treatment.
Rajnath Singh paid tributes to Banga Bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first President of Bangladesh, and said his inspiring leadership was the guiding light for the people of the country in their struggle for freedom.
Earlier in August this year, Muktijoddha Manch held protests in front of the Pakistan high commission in Dhaka, marking the grenade attack in 2004 on Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina.