Major Raja Aziz Bhatti (Urdu: راجہ عزیز بھٹی b. 6 August 1928– 10 September 1965), born as Aziz Ahmad:177 but usually known as Raja Aziz Bhatti, was a military officer in the Pakistan Army who was cited with the Nishan-e-Haider (Eng. Lit.: Emblem of Lion) for his actions of valor during the Battle of Burki in second war with India in 1965.
Raja Aziz Bhatti
Birth nameAziz AhmedNickname(s)Raja
A Great Hero:220
Protector of LahoreBornAugust 6, 1928
British Hong KongDiedSeptember 10, 1965(aged 37)
Near Burki, Punjab, PakistanBuriedLadian, Gujrat District, Punjab, PakistanAllegiance
Pakistan Air Force (1946–48)
Japanese Navy(1944–45)Years of service1946–1965Rank
Prior to gaining officer’s commission in the Pakistan Army, Major Bhatti served in the Pakistan Air Force as an enlisted personnel and left the air force as a Corporal in a favor of transferring to the Army. His brief career in the military was subjected to be as a staff officer working on administrative positions in the Pakistan Army, and widely popular as the “Muhafiz-e-Lahore” (Protector of Lahore).