Sunday, 11 December 2011

MAJOR RAJA AZIZ BHATTI SHAHEED {THE HERO OF WAR 1965}

He was born in 1928 in Hong Kong.  He was commissioned into the Punjab Regiment in 1950.  On 6 September 1965 as a company commonder in the Burki area of the Lahore sector, Major Raja Aziz Bhatti chose to stay with his forward platon under incessant artillery and tank attacks for five days and nights in the defence of the strategic BRB Canel.  Throughout, undaunted by constant fire from enemy small arms, tanks and artillery, he organized the defence of the canel, directing his men to answer the fire until he was hit by an enemy tank shell and embranced martyrdom on 10 september 1965.

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