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PM hails soldiers who participated in 1971 Indo-Pak war

"Every Indian is proud of their heroism and service", the Prime Minister tweeted

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the  Ficci's 90th AGM in New Delhi on Wednesday. 	Photo: PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Ficci’s 90th AGM in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: PTI

on Saturday hailed the soldiers who fought the 1971 Indo-Pak war on the occasion of

"On we salute the unflinching courage of all those who fought in 1971 and protected our nation diligently.

"Every Indian is proud of their heroism and service", the tweeted.

On this day in 1971, the war with had ended and was created. Over 90,000 Pakistani soldiers had surrendered before the

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First Published: Sat, December 16 2017. 23:01 IST
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