Q. 1. Why will the name of Major Aziz Bhatti be written in letters of gold?
Ans: The name of Major Aziz Bhatti be written in letters of gold because he laid down his life in the defence of his country.
Q. 2. When and where did he fight?
Ans: Major Aziz Bhati fought on Lahore front in1965, war.
Q. 3. What was his reply to his commanding officer?
Ans: Major Aziz Bhatti replied his commander not to recall him. He did not want to go back. He would shed the last drop of his blood in the defence of his dear homeland.
Q. 4. What lesson do you learn fro the martyrdom of Major Bhatti?
Ans: We learn the lesson from the martyrdom of Major Bhatti that we should be ready to shed last drop of our blood in defence of our dear homeland Pakistan.
Q. 5. What was Major Aziz Bhatti’s reply to the commanding officer?
Ans: When Major Aziz’s commanding officer asked him to take rest, he requested his officer not to recall him for he did not want to go back and would shed the last drop of his blood in the defence of his home land.
Q. 6. Why will the name of Major Bhatti’s be written in letters of gold?
Ans: In the year 1965, Mjor Bhatti fought on the Lahore front against the enemies for six days and nights without rest. He laid down his life in the defence of his country Pakistan. He was awarded the Nishan-e-Haider the highest military aard of Pakistan in appreciation of his bravery. It is for this reason that the name of Major Bhatti will never be forgotton and will be written in letters of gold.
Q. 7. Use the following idioms and phrases in your own sentences:
Flying colours, heart and soul, letters of gold, day and night, without rest, to shed the last drop of blood, in the defence of the homeland, to lay down one’s life to top the list, right and left.
Flying colours: He passed his examination with flying colours.
Heart and soul: He works with heart and soul so that he may get first prize.
Letters of gold: His name will be written in the letters of gold for his work.
Day and night: He worked day and night.
Without rest: He performed his duty without taking rest.
Right and left: He saw right and left before crossing the road.
To lay down one’s life to top the list: He laid down his life to top the list.
To shed the last drop of blood: The troops wove to shed the last drop of their blood in the defence of
In the defence of the homeland: They fought against their enemies in the defence of the homeland.
Q. 8. Short note:/Paragraph
Aziz Bhatti was born in Hong Kong, where his father Abdullah Bhatti was a teacher. He received his early education in Hong Kong. In 1945, he came with his father to his home village Ladian in Gujrat District. He first joined the Air Force, and in 1948, he became a cadet of Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul. He performed very well at academy and was awarded Sword of Honor, and the Norman Medal. He joined, the 6th Punjab Regiment as a commissioned officer. On 6 September, 1965, he was ordered to proceed to the front at once where Indians had advanced to Lahore. Major Aziz Bhatti with his small company fought bravely and stopped indian’s advance and pushed them back.
On 11 September, when he was reorganizing his company, a shell from an enemy tank struck him on his right shoulder, and he got martyrdom. For this act of valour he was awarded the Nishan-e-Haider, the highest military award of Pakistan.