A Victory Day is like a special day of winning when a country defeats those who were being mean to them in a fight. Our Victory Day is on December 16th. It's a really important day in Bangladesh's history.
Back in 1971, on this day, we achieved victory against Pakistan. After a very long struggle of nine months, the Pakistani army had to leave our beloved homeland on this day. This day is super important for lots of reasons. Now, the world sees Bangladesh as a free country. This day is a really big deal for us. Every year, people take this day very seriously and with unity. The whole country looks festive. We put up our national flag everywhere - on buildings, shops, and malls. We play sports and games all over the country. Different groups have talks, meetings, and cultural events. People go to a special place to honor those who died for our country. This day shows that good things can beat bad things, and that truth can win over lies. On this day, we promise to stand against unfairness, cruelty, and lies. But it's also a happy day, full of hope and inspiration. The brave actions of those who died for us make us really proud and motivated. Thinking about them makes us love our country more and want to help our people as best as we can.