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Major Raja Aziz Bhatti being remembered today

Today marks the 49th death anniversary of 1965 war hero and Nishan-e-Haider recipent Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed.

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti was born in 1928 in Hong Kong. He came to Pakistan and got enrolled in the military.

He joined a military academy in 1948. He also received that the honor of Best Cadet along with the Sword of Honor and Norman Gold Medal award as well.

Bhatti was promoted to the rank of Major in 1965.

He commanded the Pakistani troops in the Pakistan-India war in 1965 at Barki Sector in Lahore. He kept fighting for 48 hours and inflicted great losses on the Indian troops. The soldier embraced martyrdom after he was hit by a tank fire.

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti was honoured with the prestigious Nishan-e-Haider for his services to the country.

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