Note: This blog post series is dedicated to our “Unsung Heroes/Heroines” our non-Muslim Pakistani brothers/sisters, for their valuable contributions to their homeland. We want to pay tribute to all (one by one) our Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Parsi, Baha’i, Buddhist and all other fellow Pakistani brothers/sisters following any faith other than the faith of the majority.
Name: Balwant Kumar Dass (Air Commodore – Pakistan Air Force)
Time period: No information available to the author
Balwant Kumar was the only senior Hindu officer to fight in 1948 and 1965 wars. We do not remember him and his legacy is presumably lost. Media campaigns should encourage our marginalized Hindu community to be part of our mutual national identity.
- Fought 1948 war as PAF Officer
- Fought 1965 war as PAF Officer
Awards: No information available to the author
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May 30, 2020