The Victory Day (বিজয় দিবস) refers the winning day. It is about winning the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. On 16th December Bangladeshi people achieved their freedom from Pakistan as an independent nation. From 1972, Victory Day has been calibrated in this country on this day. This day is known as “Bijoy Dibos” locally. Bijoy means Victory and Dibos means Day. Pakistani Army surrendered on this day to Bangladeshi people after nine month long liberation war. This day is a national holiday of Bangladesh All people has been celebrating this day with great joy, parades and paying respect at the martyrs.
Bangladeshi people at every corner of world observe Victory Day in a befitting manner. The national flag is hosted on all structures early in the morning. The parade of security forces is held in all chief places of the whole country. Special sports and games are held all over the country. Seminars and cultural programs are held by various organizations. The important buildings and private houses are lighted over after twilight. The main avenues are decorated with national flags. Radio stations and TV channels broadcast patriotic songs and special programs. The main streets are decorated with national flags. Every year Victory Day Parade show is arranged at National Parade ground at Dhaka City.
The victory day is a significant day in Bangladesh. They remember the recall of the freedom fighters sacrificed themselves for the concern of the independent Bangladesh. Victory Day is a festive celebration in which plays a great role of culture in Bangladesh. Jatiyo Smriti Soudho is a structure of honor to the martyrs of the Bangladesh Liberation War built at Savar, Dhaka. Several political parties and social organizations accept programs to celebrate this day in a befitting way paying of respects at Jatiyo Smriti Soudho. It works hard for the happiness of the people of Bangladeshi people.