As India celebrates Vijaya Divas, the Congress party has credited the victory to Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. By taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress further claimed that Pakistan was forced to surrender to India only because of Indira’s leadership.
Congress leader Salman Khurshid says that ‘we must not forget Indira Gandhi’s leadership of 1971’, when India defeated Pakistan in the war which resulted in the birth of Bangladesh’.
Meanwhile PM Modi lit the ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaal’ and paid tribute to the Indian martyrs. He also said that ‘We recall the unwavering courage of our armed forces.