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6th September Defense Day of Pakistan

6th September is a standout amongst the most critical occasions of Pakistan's history. On September 6, 1965, Indian armed force crossed the international fringe without a notice or an affirmation of war. This activity of India, which cases to be the largest democracy based system in the World, was in absolute infringement of International law, the charter of the United Nations and standards of edified conduct among states. It was a period when not only our brave soldiers but rather the entire country was thrown into the form of a durable unit to defend our country and defeated the Indian Army and influenced them to recover on all fronts.

The long-standing border dispute, collective strains, and struggle over the topic of Kashmir, erupted in a full-scale war between India and Pakistan in September 1965.

At 3:00 AM on September 6, 1965, Indian powers crossed the border, pushed back the Pakistan Rangers and proceeded towards Lahore on two axes. The Indian Army Chief, Gen. J. N. Chaudhry was so positive of overpowering the Pakistani troops guarding the zone and catching Lahore that he declared to one and all that he would have a vast peg of whisky at the Lahore Gymkhana Club at night of the sixth. He had motivation to be certain as he was referred to in India as the Conqueror of Hyderabad in Deccan. It was 17 years earlier that Gen Chaudhry had assaulted the royal territory of Hyderabad in Deccan, at the leader of a defensively covered division. This was a part of India’s multi-pronged assault by three divisions, disregarding a halt understanding that India had signed with the state. But, Nehru’s (First Prime Minister of India) new-India had begun to proclaim that her agreements and responsibilities national and international could be disregarded freely to suit her motivation.

defence day Pakistan photos 6th september 1965

The Indians assault against Lahore was held and powdered with overwhelming misfortunes to the aggressors. The Pakistan Army units protecting on the ground, strengthened by the Pakistan Air Force were able to blunt the Indian offensive and move it back. After two days on 8th September India forced its main attack against Sialkot using its protected division and other strike developments. What resulted has been represented as the biggest tank fight since the Second World War It was a hard and bitter struggle fought over numerous days and nights bringing about setbacks on the two sides. At last, the Indian main assault was held and seriously battered. Its armored division was the power to pull back attributable to high misfortunes in men and material. South of Lahore, Pakistan forced its own counter attack and caught Indians Khem Karan and beyond. This represented a genuine risk to the back of Indian troops confronting Lahore.

Indo-Pak War of 1965

In the South, Pakistan stepped up with regards to push back Indian troops and enter Indian region. During the operations, India captured around 400 square miles of Pakistan region however lost around 1600 square miles of its own to Pakistan. The war finished with the intervention effort of the USSR and a peace statement was marked at Tashkent.

During the 1965 war, every citizen of the nation was emphatically joined behind the government, in spite of the fact that it was a military one, of Field Marshal Ayub Khan. The national needs were clear and unambiguous in those days, any risk to the nation called for solidarity and unstinted help to the legislature and the military. There was no doubt of any political party or leader exploiting the war to upbraid the government for political or personal gain. This came significantly later when President Ayub’s health suffered a mishap and individual desire of those he had took into prominence came to the fore.

Pakistan emerged from the September 1965 war with India, a solid and fearless country, glad for itself and its military. It was a country that was joined in confronting the risk from India. National unity and full help for the military in the field is basic for accomplishment in war. With the nation support the Armed Forces of Pakistan shocked India's stripped animosity over the international border and made her compensation a cost for it by catching four times a more area than India and forcing her to accept a ceasefire, come back to the negotiating table and to vacate each other's region. It was positively their finest hour of eminence and a day to be remembered by future generations of soldiers and civilians.

After the September 1965 Indo-Pakistan war and the Tashkent Agreement Pakistan relaxed, as peace had been restored.


The 6th of September should also be a day of thanksgiving. We should all pray for the safety and solidarity of Pakistan and also that God gives us the strength, courage and determination, to protect and safeguard at all costs, the freedom and honor of our homeland.

After the September 1965 Indo-Pakistan war and the Tashkent Agreement Pakistan relaxed as peace had been reestablished. The 6th of September ought to also be a day of thanksgiving. We should all request God for the security and solidarity of Pakistan and furthermore that God gives us the strength, mettle and assurance, to safeguard and protect at all cost, the freedom and respect of our country.