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Assam Rifles’ Maitri Bike Rally Flagged In By Hon’ble Governor In Agartala.

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Agartala 16th of December 2023 : The Maitri Bike Rally “Fuelled by Freedom, Ride by Friendship” organised by Assam Rifles sector to commemorate 52nd Vijay Diwas  was flagged in by Indrasena Reddy Nallu, Hon’ble Governor of Tripura at Albert Ekka War Memorial, Agartala on 16 December. The bike rally comprised of 38 combatants and 25 civilians flagged off from Maitri Bridge, Sabroom on 15 December. The event also witnessed flagging in of Indian Army’s Pedaling Patriots – the bicycle rally of Spearcorps which was flagged off from Dimapur on 04 December 2023.

Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year to honour the sacrifices of Indian Armed forces who fought alongwith the Bangladeshi people to liberate it from East Pakistan. The war finally resulted into complete defeat of Pakistan Army, surrender of more than 90,000 Pak soldiers to the Indian Army and birth of new nation Bangladesh.

State of Tripura and its people played a major role in Liberation war of Bangladesh. The state hosted Bangladeshi Refugees which were more than its population in 1971 and happily shared the meager resources with their brothers from the troubled neighborhood. Assam Rifles has taken this initiative to honour the Armed Forces as well the people of Tripura and other security agencies who played a vital role in the historical event of 1971.

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