The First Hindu Army officer Posted in Pakistan’s Defense Ministry
- Kelash Garvada is the first-ever Hindu officer to serve in Pakistan’s Ministry Of Defense.
- He was Army medical corps Captain and is now promoted as Major and posted in the Ministry of Defense.
- He is a prime example of equality in Pakistan unlike what the propaganda of the West and our Eastern neighbors claims.
Pakistan has always valued its minorities and religious tourism is on the rise due to sterling efforts by the government to open the minorities’ religious monuments.
The white in Pakistan’s flag represents minorities which shows how much the country values them. Hindus, Sikhs, and Parsis, etc. are all working side by side with the Muslims across all sectors in Pakistan.
Pakistan Army has appointed first-ever Hindu Major in the Ministry of Defense, Dr. Kelash Garvada, who has been setting the bar high for other minorities to follow.
He proudly bears the green flag on his chest with his Army uniform.He isn’t just an Army Major, but he has won multiple awards for his contributions.
Some of the awards include:
Tamgha-e-Difa, Tamgha-e-Baqa, and Tamgha-e-Azam.
Meet the first ever Pakistani Hindu Major in the Ministry of Defence, Dr. Kelash Garvada from Tharparkar. He did his MBBS from LUHMS Jamshoro, Hyd and later commissioned in Pak army.
His Achievements include Tamaga-e-Dafa, for staying 36 days at K2, Tamga-e-Baqa nd Tamga-e-Azam. pic.twitter.com/VVl4mGxnr6
— Nouman Nazim (@NoumanNazim) August 6, 2019
Dr. KelashGarvada has stayed at the world’s highest Army post for 36 days. He has also served during operation-Almeezan in Waziristan, and operation Rahe-Nijant in Swat.
Hailing from Tharparkar Sindh, Dr. Kelash joined Pakistan Army as a Captain after completing his MBBS from LUHMS in Hyderabad.
He has represented Pakistan in Uganda, Egypt, Dubai, Spain, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, and Switzerland. He is the first Hindu officer who was selected for the emergency medicine course in the University hospital at Birmingham.
Furthermore, he also had the honor to serve the civilian population through free medical camps in remote areas such as Tharparkar, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, and Hunza valley.
He has served in the UN peace mission in Sudan as a staff Officer of Senior Pakistani Army Officer and presented a study on Indus valley civilization and received a UN medal.
Recently Dr. Kelash is promoted to the rank of Major, posted in Quetta in the 86 Medical Battalion of the Pakistan Army.