Pakistan pays tribute to Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed on the 22nd martyrdom anniversary on Wednesday.
Bron on April 1, 1967, Lalak Jan enlisted in the Pakistan Army on 10 December 1984 and was serving in Northern Light Infantry Regiment when skirmishes broke out in Kargil in 1999.
“Nation pays homage 2 Havaldar Lalak Jan; NH [Nishan-e-Haider], who laid his life defending [the] motherland against [heavy] odds in most challenging battlefield environment during Kargil conflict on 7 July 99,” DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar shared in a tweet.
“His fortitude and selflessness of Lalak Jan will keep inspiring the indomitable defenders of Pakistan for times to come”, he added.
Nation pays homage 2 Havaldar Lalak Jan; NH, who laid his life defending motherland against hy odds in most challenging battlefield environment during Kargil conflict on 7 July 99. His fortitude & selflessness will keep inspiring the indomitable defenders of Pak 4 times 2 come.— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) July 6, 2021
Havildar Lalak Jan sustained serious injuries as enemies pounded the area with heavy mortar shells and embraced martyrdom on 7 July 1999.
He volunteered himself to be deployed on the front position located at the jagged peak in May 1999.
Lalak had repulsed back the enemy’s many aggressive ventures and imposed colossal losses on them.