Tuesday, December 15, 2015
SUBCONTINENTAL ISSUES - INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER By A Pereira
Today, on December 16, 1971, in Dhaka, Pakistan Lt. Gen. A. A. K. Niazi signed the "Instrument of Surrender" to Indian Lt. Gen. J. S. Aurora, and handed over his 7.62mm service pistol to the Indian officer as a mark of complete defeat. 90,000 Pakistani soldiers surrendered.
Field Marshal Sam Bahadur's boys won the war for the Indian Republic.
Bangladesh was BORN! Bangladesh was given back to its' people!
4 days later and 10 years earlier, on December 19, 1961, in Pangim, Portuguese Gov. Gen. M. A. Vassalo e Silva signed the "Instrument of Surrender" at a formal ceremony held at 2030 hrs., thus bringing an end to the Portuguese Rule in Goa, the longest held colonial territory in the world for 451 years. 4668 personnel were taken prisoners by the Indian Defence Forces - a figure which included military and civilian personnel, Portuguese, Africans and Goan.
Maj.Gen. K. P. Candeth's boys won the war for the Indian Republic.
Goa was KILLED! Goa was not given back to its' people!