Bangladesh, on Wednesday celebrated 38 years of victory in the Liberation War, 1971, paying tributes to the gallant sons and daughters of the soil who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country from the erstwhile Pakistan.
On this day in 1971, the nation under the leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman won victory over Pakistani occupation forces after nine months of bloodshed.
Enthusiastic with the spirit of independence, people of all walks across the country gathered at the memorials of the martyrs.
They paid their respects to the war heroes amid calls for the young generation to bring positive changes to the nation. They also demanded a quick start of the trial of war criminals.
Bangladesh missions abroad and expatriates celebrated the Victory Day paying homage to three million martyrs in the War of Independence.
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