52nd Anniversary of Major Aziz Bhatti Being Observed Today

52nd Anniversary of Major Aziz Bhatti Being Observed Today

Islamabad (September 12, 2017): The 52nd martyrdom anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti is being observed with solemn respect and gratitude all across the country today.

The  great son of Pakistan laid down his life for the defense of the country on 12th September 1965.

After India attacked Pakistan with the largest ever number of tanks in the dark of the night on September 6, 1965, Major Bhatti who was commanding a Company of Pak army in the Burki area of the Lahore sector moved forward under incessant artillery attacks for five days and nights in the defense of the strategic BRB canal.Major Aziz Bhatti Shaheed directed his men to answer the fire until he was hit by an enemy tank shell which killed him on 12 September 1965.

Raja Aziz Bhatti who was 37 years old was decorated with the top and the most prestigious military Nishan-e Haidar military award for sacrificing his life to defend the border of Pakistan.

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