Defense day is celebrated every year on 6th of September in Pakistan. This day is celebrated to pay tribute to those soldiers of Pakistan army who sacrificed their lives for their beloved homeland. When in 1965 Indian army entered Pakistan from Wahga border In Lahore, that was a crucial moment when the sovegrnity and security of the country was on the stake but Pakistani people became united their army and demonstrated a wonderful show of bravery, brotherhood and patriotism. The defense day is started with the prayers for the country. The President and the Prime Minister addresses the nation and in their speeches they try to recall and refresh in people’s minds what great job Pakistani army did in the year 1965. The whole day, TV channels and radios present the national songs which even enhances the feeling of patriotism in the people. The tombs of the great leaders like Allam Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam, and the special tribute is paid to the young army officers who became martyred in the war of county’s defense.
This day is celebrated to let the people know that Pakistanis are the united and the strong people who know to defend their country. Whenever there is a time of need Pakistani nation is together to fight against the culprits who try to disturb the peace of the country. Another purpose of celebrating the defense day is to realize the people get independence is not enough but to remain independent is an uphill task when so many enemies are around and waiting to give country a tough time. The defense day is also a day when the countries defending factors are discussed at length by the high officials in detail for the defending purpose Pakistan became nuclear power. This day is also a day of promise by the every person living in that we will go to any extent to keep our country safe and protected onto the world map.