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Bangladesh delegation begins 4-day visit to Meghalaya to celebrate Golden Jubilee of Liberation War

The government of India is hosting a visit of 25-member Bangladesh delegation to the Indian State of Meghalaya – from May 9-12.

The visit is part of the Golden Jubilee of 1971 Liberation War and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

This delegation comprises of 18 valiant freedom fighters who had trained in Meghalaya and fought the Liberation War in Sector 11.

Besides the freedom fighters, the delegation consists of Bangladeshis from other professions including journalism.

Bangladesh delegation begins 4-day visit to Meghalaya to celebrate Golden Jubilee of Liberation War

During this visit, the Bangladesh delegation will interact with the leadership of the government of Meghalaya that includes Governor and Chief Minister as well as other senior government officials.

The delegation is also scheduled to meet senior officers from the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Border Security Force of India, who played a pivotal role in training the Muktijoddhas and fought shoulder to shoulder in the just struggle for freedom.

Bangladesh delegation begins 4-day visit to Meghalaya to celebrate Golden Jubilee of Liberation War

This visit will provide an opportunity for both the members of the Bangladesh delegation and the Indian hosts to relive the moments of 1971 War while deepening the strong people-to-people connect and bonhomie for each other, said the Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Monday.

The visit of Bangladesh delegation comes at an important time as India honours its fallen brave-hearts as part of Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations and Bangladesh celebrates its 50 years of Independence, it said.

In the coming months, more visits and interactions are planned by the government of India as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

Source: United News of Bangladesh