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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 07:39 AM IST
Remembering fallen soldiers at the Amar Jawan Jyoti started in January 1972, days after Bangladesh was liberated from Pakistan in December 1971. It honours the 3,843 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War and was started by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.