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Capt Sarwar Shaheed being remembered on 109th birth anniversary

Capt Sarwar Shaheed being remembered on 109th birth anniversary
November 10, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The first recipient of Nishan-e-Haider, Capt Raja Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed, is being remembered on its 109th birth anniversary. Sarwar Hussain won Pakistan’s highest military award Nishan-e-Haider for his bravery and valor in 1971 war against India. He was the first foot soldier of Pakistan army to receive Nishan-e-Haider after his martyrdom. Born on November 10, 1910 in Sanghori district Rawalpindi, Raja Muhammad Sarwar was the son of Hawaldar Raja Hayat Khan. Raja Muhammad Sarwar joined Pakistan Army as sepoy and then joined Pak Army's Engineers Corps. He was elevated to Company Commander of Punjab Regiment's Battalion in 1946 and then promoted to Captaincy in 1947. Sawar hailed from Gujjar Khan area of Rawalpindi. He joined Pakistan army as a driver on September 3, 1966 at a very young age of 17 years. Despite being a driver, Sawar Hussain Shaheed participated in 1971 war actively and supplied ammunition to army men crawling from trench to trench braving the shelling of guns, tanks and air patrols. He was hit by machine gun fire while fight on the front lines while preventing the enemy soldiers from lying down minefield to target Pakistani side. In retaliation to attack by the enemy country on Urri Sector of Azad Kashmir on July 27, 1948, Captain Raja Sarwar Shaheed embraced Shahadat during his attack on enemy's bunkers. Capt. Sarwar Shaheed was the first recipient of Nishan-e-Haider.  
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