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Victory day ( Bijôe Dibôsh) is a national holiday in Bangladeshmarker celebrated on December 16. On this day in 1971, the Pakistanimarker Army surrendered to the Indo-Bangladeshi High Command in Dhakamarker, ending the 9 month-long Bangladesh liberation war and 1971 Bangladesh atrocities. General AAK Niazi, the Commanding officer of Pakistan Army forces located in East Pakistan, surrendered his forces to Lt. Gen. Jagjit Singh Aurora, the Allied forces commander.

India also commemorates victory over Pakistan on the same day in 1971 on Vijay Diwas.

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