Defense Day is celebrated in Pakistan as a national day to commemorate the sacrifices made by Pakistani soldiers in defending its borders. The date of 6 September marks the day in 1965 when Indian troops crossed the international border to launch an attack on Pakistani Punjab, in a riposte to Pakistan’s Operation Grand Slam targeting Jammu. National songs, special documentaries about 6 September 1965 and the stories of the people who were martyred on that day are displayed on TV. The facts are told of how people sacrificed their lives for the defense of the country and what the responsibility is of the younger generation, the children, who are the future of Pakistan.
Some of the famous Pakistani personalities took to their social media accounts and wished Defence day to the country. Here we have gathered some of them, have a look
Pakistan celebrated it’s 55th annual Defence Day today with the entire country commemorating its ‘victory’ against India in the 1965 war. The celebrity fraternity also took to social media to praise Pakistan’s armed forces on the occasion.
Singer and actor Farhan Saeed went on to deem the services offered by the forces as ‘unmatched’. “I salute the valiant men and women of Pakistan’s armed forces – we shall forever remain indebted to each of you for your unmatched services to the nation. Zindabad – now, always and forever,” Saeed said.