Monday is observed as the 57th Martyrdom Anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider.
The 57th anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haidermartyrdom, is honored on Monday.
He enlisted in the Pakistani Army in 1950 and received a commission in the Punjab Regiment.
Major Raja Aziz Bhatti, a company commander at Burki, Lahore, during the Indo-Pak War in September 1965, made the heroic decision to stay with his advanced unit and defend the vital BRB Canal for five days.
He led his gallant soldiers in organizing the defense of the BRB Canal throughout, undeterred by the enemy’s constant artillery and tank fire until he was hit by a shell and killed.