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One general salutes another

Lieutenant General J F R Jacob served with Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora on the eastern front in the 1971 war. General Jacob made the arrangements for the surrender ceremony in Dhaka,......

Lt Gen Aurora cremated with full military honours

The nation on Thursday bid farewell to Lt Gen Jagjit Singh Aurora, hero of the 1971 war, who oversaw the surrender of 90,000 Pakistani soldiers, leading to the birth of Bangladesh. The mortal......

Kalam condoles Gen Aurora's death

President of India A P J Abdul Kalam has condoled the death of Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora, hero of the 1971 war to liberate Bangladesh. In a personal letter addressed to Anita Kalra,......

Lt Gen J S Aurora dead

The hero of the war for liberation of Bangladesh, Lt Gen Jagjit Singh Aurora, who oversaw the surrender of over 90,000 Pakistani troops, died in New Delhi on Tuesday morning in a private......

The liberation of East Pakistan: A reporter's diary

It was 40 years ago on December 16 that the world saw the biggest surrender of an army after World War II. Journalist Prem Prakash recounts what happened on that momentous day. December 16 brings......

Before you watch 1971, read this

The year 1971 is remembered of the India-Pakistan war; it was a time when India's enemysurrendered unconditionally. About93,000 Pakistani soldiers surrendered to the Indian army after East Pakistan......

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Q. what is the historical significance of 16th December,1971?
:  A. The Instrument of Surrender of Pakistani forces stationed in East Pakistan was signed at Ramna Race Course in Dhaka at 16.31 IST on 16 December...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-historical-significance-of-16th-december1971//answers/16809670

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Q. shall india win a war with pakistan
Dare Devil:  A. Pakistan got a beating of its life in 1971, when Bangla Desh (the former East Pakistan) was liberated and Lt. Gen. A.A.K. Niazi had to sign the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/shall-india-win-a-war-with-pakistan/16809654/answers/12785549

Q. Who is Manek Sha?
:  A. He is Field Marshal Sam Hormusjee Framjee Jamshedjee Manekshaw. He was the General and Commander in Chief of the Indian Army in 1971 when war broke...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-manek-sha/12785360/answers/9494673

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Q. Who is Lt.Gen.JS Arora??? What is his full name.
Sumeeth Joseph:  A. Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora was the commander of the Indian army in the Eastern front in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 which led to the creation of Bangladesh. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-lt.gen.js-arora-what-is-his-full-name./9494402/answers/9286217

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