Bangladesh Victory Day

Bangladesh Victory Day

December 16
This public holiday in Bangladesh commemorates the end of the war with Pakistan in 1971 and the official creation of the state of Bangladesh, after months of fighting and years of struggle to gain autonomy.
See also Bangladesh Independence Day
CONTACTS:
Bangladesh Liberation War Museum
5 Segun Bagicha
Dhaka, 1000 Bangladesh
880-2-955-9091; fax: 880-2-955-9092
www.liberationmuseum.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 208
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