OUR STAFF REPORTER CHAWINDA (Sialkot) - The people of Chawinda wrote history of bravery by sacrificing their lives for defending the motherland near Chawinda-Badiana during the 1965 Indo-Pak War. The worlds biggest war of tanks was fought near Chawinda in 1965, in which the local people laid down under the invading Indian tanks with bombs and blew up themselves, besides, completely destroying hundreds of Indian armys tanks. They made Chawinda-Badiana a graveyard of these tanks by sacrificing their lives to save the motherland during 1965 war. These views were expressed by a Chawinda-based Ghazi of the war, Subedar (r) Muhammad Ibrahim, while recalling his memories during informal talks with the newsmen. He recalled that the whole world watched that the Pakistanis consumed even last drops of their blood for defending Pakistan and knocked out the invading army, forcing it to go back after this biggest defeat. Ghazi Ibrahim said, The Defence Day reminds us of the indomitable courage and unmatched sacrifices of our gallant men who proved the world that the defence of Pakistan was unassailable. September 6 stands out as a symbol of our enduring display of unity, faith and discipline as a nation, He said. In the war, the nefarious designs of the enemy bedeviled by her arrogance of numerical superiority were thwarted. It is the day to pay homage to our Shuhada and Ghazis, and to draw inspiration from their iconic acts of velour and supreme sacrifices. He paid rich tributes to all the martyrs and Ghazis. He said that September 6 stands out as a symbol of our enduring display of unity, faith and discipline as a nation. Former provincial Minister Dr Tanveerul Islam, Pasrur Assistant Commissioner Samia Saleem and Senior Vice Chairman of Sialkot Press Club Abid Hussain Mehdi were also present.