Published On: Mon, Sep 13th, 2021
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Nation honours supreme sacrifice by Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, NH in 1965 war: DG ISPR

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RAWALPINDI: Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and Spokesperson Pakistan Armed Forces Major General Babar Iftikhar has said that the nation honours supreme sacrifice by Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, NH in 1965 war.

DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar in a statement issued on twitter said that his gallant actions and exemplary leadership, inflicted heavy losses on Indian forces, successfully repulsing enemy attack on Lahore. His heroic feat inspires us to defend Pakistan, whatever the cost.

“Nation honours supreme sacrifice by Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, NH in 1965 war.His gallant actions & exemplary leadership, inflicted heavy losses on Indian forces, successfully repulsing enemy attack on Lahore. His heroic feat inspires us 2 defend Pakistan, whatever the cost” DG ISPR tweeted.

The 56th Martyrdom Anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider observed on Sunday.

He was born in Hong Kong in 1928 and moved to Pakistan before independence in 1947, settling in Ladiyan village of district Gujrat.

In 1950, he joined newly formed Pakistan Army and was commissioned in Punjab Regiment.

During Indo-Pak War in September, 1965 as a company commander in Burki, Lahore, Major Raja Aziz Bhatti decided to stay with his forward platoon and defended strategic BRB Canal bravely for five days.

Throughout, undaunted by constant fire from enemies tanks and artillery, he organized the defence of the BRB canal along with his brave soldiers until he was hit by an enemy s shell and was martyred.