Captain Sarwar Shaheed, the national hero of Pakistan, was remembered on his 75th martyrdom anniversary by the nation.
According to the media reports, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and Services Chiefs have paid tribute to Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed on his 75th martyrdom anniversary today (Thursday, July 27th).
The Public Relations Department of the Pakistan Army (ISPR) said on this occasion that Captain Sarwar Shaheed’s unparalleled bravery and steadfastness will always be remembered. His martyrdom is a manifestation of the countless sacrifices made by the Pakistani forces for the motherland. These bright stars of Pakistan who laid down their lives for the honor of the country undoubtedly deserve honor and respect and are the pride of the entire nation.
According to the reports, Sarwar was born on November 10, 1910, in Singhori village in Gujjar Khan. He was commissioned into Punjab Regiment in 1944. He was awarded Nishan-e-Haider for laying down his life during the first Pakistan-India war in 1948.
It is pertinent to mention here that Muhammad Sarwar was the first soldier to honor Pakistan’s first Nishan-e-Haider. He was martyred on the hill of Talputra (Azad Kashmir) for showing indomitable courage and bravery in the battle of 27 July 1948.
A smartly turned-out contingent of the Pakistan Army presented a guard of honor. People belonging to different walks of life, civil and military officials, and relatives of Shuhada attended the wreath-laying ceremony. He will always be a hero for the nation.