Bangladesh Liberation War: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Israel honours 1971 war hero Lt Gen JFR Jacob

Israel has recently honoured 1971 war hero Lt. Gen. (retd) Jack Farj Rafael (JFR) Jacob with a plaque on Ammunition Hill Wall of Honour in Jerusalem. Lt. Gen. Jacob, who died in 2016 at the age of 92 , negotiated the historic surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka after the 1971 Bangladesh’s liberation war,. He ..

Mujibnagar Day 17th April

The historic Mujibnagar day was observed in Bangladesh as on this day Bangladesh first government in 1971 was formed at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur. Related Information The day was observed by political parties and social & cultural organizations through various programs. Leaders of liberation movement of Bangladesh had assembled and provisional government of independent Bangladesh was ..

The historic Mujibnagar day celebrated in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, the historic Mujibnagar has recently celebrated on April 17, 2019. The day marks the oath taking ceremony of Bangladesh’s first government in 1971 at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur. On this day in 1971, senior leaders of the liberation movement of Bangladesh had assembled at Baidyanathtala to form the provisional government of independent Bangladesh. Bangabandhu ..

Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 conducted between India and Bangladesh

In Tripura, the joint border guarding exercise “Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’ was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) as a part of ‘Confidence Building Measures’ between the two border guards. The exercise was named after the Mainamati hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla township in Bangladesh, which ..

Vijay diwas on Pakistan celebrated

The Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on 16th of December to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971 during the war for the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan. The end of war resulted in unilateral & unconditional surrender of Pakistani Army. On this day in 1971, the chief of the Pakistani forces, General Amir ..

Crime Free Zones between India and Bangladesh

In March, 2018, the director generals of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) declared an 8.3 km stretch of the Indo-Bangladesh border as a ‘crime-free zone’. This will aid in better border management as: It envisages the participation of civil administrations of the two countries, NGOs and the local population. This will help in ensuring that ..

The first-ever crime-free zone along international border between India and Bangladesh launched

For the first time, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) have declared an 8.3 km stretch along the Indo-Bangladesh border a ‘crime free zone’ on March 10, 2018 to curb criminal activities including smuggling. It is the first-ever crime-free zone declared by both the countries. The stretch falls between the ..

The 2017 Vijay Diwas observed

The Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on December 16 to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which had led to the creation of Bangladesh. On 16 December 1971, nearly 93,000 Pakistani Forces under the command of Lieutenant General AAK Niazi raised white flags and surrendered to the Indian Army at Dhaka, ..