“Vijay Diwas” was commemorated by the BBA students at KSOM today at 12 noon in the college premises – at Kotler Hall. The event started with a one minute silence as a mark of respect to to honor our brave soldiers who gave their lives in the service of the country.
BBA 1 students Divya Dutta and Debangshu Roy spoke on the occasion about the history of Vijay Diwas. On December 16, 1971, India had won the war against Pakistan after fighting for 13 days. The chief of the Pakistani forces, General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi surrendered to the joint forces of Indian Army and Bangladesh’s Mukti Bahini, along with 93,000 Pakistani troops. It was also the biggest-ever military surrender after World War II. Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16 every year to honour the victory of Indian armed forces over Pakistan in the 1971 war. On the day, India pays homage to all the soldiers who defended the nation.
The event concluded with the chant of the National Anthem by all present.
Prof. Sumita Mishra, Dean, KSOM; Prof. Isa Mishra, Chairperson, BBA; Prof. Shikta Singh, SDC Co-chair; Prof. Abhishek Kumar, FIC, NSS; Prof. Dinesh Sarangi and Sri Srikanta Parida, Executive Assistant handling UGP office; Sri Subrattam Kandi, AM and Sri Satyaban Prusty, Jr. Executive were part of the occasion.