Hilal-i-istaqlal

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Hilal-i-Istaqlal is an honour awarded to civilians in Pakistan. The name translates as Crescent of Independence.

In 1966, the Pakistan Government awarded the citizens of Lahore, Sialkot and Sargodha the Hilal-i-Istaqlal for their bravery in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.

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