The nation is paying homage to the great sacrifice of the hero of the Kashmir War of 1948. On the occasion of the day of martyrdom of the Captain of Pakistan Army who got the first mark Haider, DG ISPR said that the invincible courage of Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed will always be remembered.
The DG ISPR said that the unwavering loyalty of Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed to his homeland would be a metaphor for bravery. Sarwar Shaheed’s sacrifice for the homeland of Kashmir ignites his determination to defend.
It may be recalled that Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed was born on November 10, 1910 in Sanghori, a village in Rawalpindi District. Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed received his early education from Faisalabad. He joined the Army as a soldier in 1929 and was commissioned in the Punjab Regiment in 1944. After which he served in Britain’s World War II. In 1946, he was promoted to the rank of permanent captain in recognition of his outstanding military service.
After the formation of Pakistan, Sarwar Shaheed joined the Pakistan Army. In 1948, while serving as Company Commander in the 2nd Battalion of the Punjab Regiment, he was assigned to the operation in Kashmir.
Muhammad Sarwar’s troops had repulsed the Indian army towards Ladakh in Gilgit-Baltistan, after which the enemy blocked Captain Sarwar’s path with barbed wire. They cut him off while cutting barbed wire. There were wounds on his chest
On July 27, 1948, when his battalion attacked a key enemy position in the Uri sector, he dared to be martyred during the attack. When the Mujahideen saw him being martyred, they launched such a full-scale attack on the enemy. Did they leave the front and run away?
On October 27, 1959, he was awarded the highest honor, the Haider Medal. He also has the honor of getting the first Haider mark.
Captain Sarwar Shaheed, who fought against external enemies for the sake of the motherland, is today a shining example of bravery for the brave grandsons of the Pakistan Army who are fighting terrorists and internal challenges.