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INDIAN ARMY WILL ORGANISE “BIJOYA SANSKRITIK MAHOTSAV” FROM 26 TO 29 SEPTEMBER 2021

INDIAN ARMY WILL ORGANISE “BIJOYA SANSKRITIK MAHOTSAV” FROM 26 TO 29 SEPTEMBER 2021

Context:

16 December 2021 will complete 50 years of the liberation of Bangladesh and India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 Indo-Pak War. To celebrate this landmark event in India's history, a cultural event titled “Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav” aimed at showcasing the cultural linkages between India and Bangladesh during the war is being organised by the Eastern Command of the Indian Army at Kolkata from 26 to 29 September 2021.

About Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav:

  • Various cultural programs including a film screening, theatre plays, musical concerts and band performances are planned 5 five days at Rabindra Sadan and Nandan Convention Centre, Kolkata.
  • Events of “Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav” will bring a number of tales of valour of Indian Army soldiers and Mukti Jodhas in different historical battles fought by these brave hearts in the 1971 war of liberation.
  • On 26 September 2021, Lt Gen Manoj Pande, Army Commander, Eastern Command will inaugurate the event at Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata in the presence of Veer Naaris, War veterans and prominent media, entertainment personalities and people of Kolkata.
  • Highlights of the event include a Fusion band display, performances by renowned Bengali playback singers and a theatre play on the 1971 Indo-Pak War by the RSR Group. 
  • Attendees will also have an opportunity to witness a display of vintage vehicles and equipment of Eastern Command and guided tours of Fort William Military Station.

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