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List of Nishan-e-Haider Holders and Short Biography

Pakistan's highest military award name is Nishan e Haider, for the highest acts of extraordinary bravery in face of the enemy in air, land or sea.

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The Nishan e Haider is award of bravery and is the highest military award of Pakistan. In the previous post as linked with Nishan e Haider words in above line i wrote about Nishan e Haider history, manufacturing and much more. Read Mohenjo Daro Detailed History

When we talk about Nishan e Haider holders of Pakistan, Till now ten brave army and air force officers and soldiers get this award where nine Nishan e Haider holders were from Army and One is from Air force.

Here is a short biography of Nishan e Haider holders who would be remembered for their bravery, feats of courage and selflessness. Top Ten engineering Universities in Pakistan

1. Raja Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed:

Raja Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed
Regiment: 2/1 Punjab regiment, Pakistan Army.
Rank: Captain
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1947
Date of martyrdom: 27 july 1948
Year of service: 1929-1948
Born in: Tehsil Gojar Khan
Family/Cast: Rajput
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

2. Major Tufail Muhammad Shaheed:

Major Tufail Muhammad Shaheed
Regiment: 16th Punjab regiment, east Pakistan rifles, Pakistan Army.
Rank: Major
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1965
Date of martyrdom: 07 Agust 1958
Year of service: 1943-1958
Born in: 1914 (Hoshiyarpur Punjab)
Family/Cast: Gujjar
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

3. Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed:

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed
Regiment: 17th Punjab regiment, Pakistan Army.
Rank: Major
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1965
Date of martyrdom: 10 September 1965
Year of service: 1948-1965
Born in: 1928 (Hongkong) after that (Khariyan Gujrat)
Family/Cast: Rajput
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider
Raja Aziz Bhatti is the uncle of Shabbir Shareef.

4. Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed:

Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed
Regiment: No. 2 fighter conversion unit, Pakistan Air force.
Rank: Poilet Officer
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1971
Date of martyrdom: 20 Agust 1971
Year of service: 1971-1971
Born in: 1951 Karachi
Family/Cast: Rajput
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

5. Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed:

Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed
Regiment: 6 frontier force regiment, Pakistan Army.
Rank: Major
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1971
Date of martyrdom: 06 December 1971
Year of service: 1964-1971
Born in: 1943 (Kunj Gujrat district)
Family/Cast: Rajput
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider and Sitara e Jurat.
Shabbir sharif is the elder brother of former General Raheel Shareef.

6. Sawar Muhammad Hussain Janjua:

Sawar Muhammad Hussain Janjua
Regiment: 20 Lancers Armoured Corps, Pakistan Army
Rank: Sawar
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1971
Date of martyrdom: 10 December 1971
Year of service: 1966-1971
Born in: 1949 (Dhok per bukhsh near Gujjar khan)
Family/Cast: Rajput
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

7. Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed:

Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed
Regiment: 4 Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army.
Rank: Major
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1971
Date of martyrdom: 05 December 1971
Year of service: 1956-1971
Born in: 1938 (Dinga, District jehlum)
Family/Cast: Awan
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

8. Lance Naik Muhammad Mahfuz Shaheed:

Lance Naik Muhammad Mahfuz Shaheed
Regiment: 15 Punjab Regiment, Pakistan Army.
Rank: Lance Naik
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1971
Date of martyrdom: 17 December 1971
Year of service: 1962-1971
Born in: 1944 (Pind Malkan, District Rawalpindi)
Family/Cast: Jatt
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

9. Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed:

Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed
Regiment: Sindh Regiment/12 Northern Light Infantry, Pakistan Army.
Rank: Captain
Battle: Kargil war
Date of martyrdom: 07 July 19499
Year of service: 1994-1999
Born in: 1970 (Shewa Adda, Sawabi District, KPK)
Family/Cast: Khan
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

10. Havildar Lalak Jan Shaheed:

Havildar Lalak Jan Shaheed
Regiment: 12 Northern Light Infantry,Pak Army.
Rank: Havildar
Battle: Kargil war
Date of martyrdom: 07 July 1999
Year of service: 1984-1999
Born in: 1967 (Yasin, Gizar district now called Gilgit Baltistan)
Family/Cast: N/A
Awarded by: Nishan e Haider

Hilal-e-Kashmir Holder (Naik Saif Ali Janjua):

Naik Saif Ali Janjua
Regiment: Haider dil battalion, Azad kashmir regiment, Pakistan Army. 
Rank: Naik
Battle: Indo-Pak war 1947
Date of martyrdom: 10 October 1948
Year of service: 1941-1948
Born in: 1922 (Nakyal, Kotli district AJK.)
Family/Cast: Rajput
Awarded by: Hilal-e-Kashmir.

About Hilal e Kashmir:

Defense council of Azad Jammu and Kashmir awarded Hilal-e-Kashmir to Naik Saif Ali Janjua on 14 March 1949. After that Government of Pakistan on 30 November initiated the gazette notification to declare that Hilal-e-Kashmir is equal to Nishan-e-Haider.

1 comments:

  1. captain sher khan ki date of Martyrdom: 07 July 1999 hai teak kr len

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