First Ever Nishan-e-Haider Recipient Capt. Raja Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed Remembered
Sumaira FH 3 months ago Sat 27th July 2019 | 03:30 PM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jul, 2019 ) :The 71st martyrdom anniversary of Captain Raja Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed, first ever recipient of greatest award, 'Nishan-e-Haider', was observed on Saturday (today) and tributes were paid by all electronic, print media for his selfless services to the cause of the nation.
In 1944 he was commissioned and assigned to the Punjab Regiment.
Captain Sarwar launched an attack causing heavy casualties against a strongly fortified enemy position located in the Uri Sector. His battalion was subject to under heavy machine gun, grenade, and mortar fire.
On July 27, 1948, as he moved forward with six of his men to cut their way through a barbed wire barrier, he was killed in action and martyred on the sport.