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Defence Day: Pakistanis share patriotic emotions via SMS, other apps.

ISLAMABAD -- With an ever-growing mobile phones and Internet penetration, millions of Pakistanis exchanged Short Messaging Service (SMS) and also used other communication means to celebrate the most special event - Defence Day of Pakistan.

A shift in traditional ways to communicate with each other has been observed as people are getting more fascinated by free messaging and calls over the Internet through different applications.

The (September 6, 1965) is the Day which reminds a lot of ever green, memorable sacrifices and achievements of Pakistan Armed Forces as well as the nation. As 50 years complete of September war, Pakistan's victory and crushing defeat to India in 1965 war has all in jubilant mood and tribute has been paid to brave soldiers who helped win the war.

This holds special importance for everyone who loves Pakistan from core of his heart and everybody contributed to celebrate the Day in a unique way as some wrote great poetry on Defence Day and some created very nice SMS concerning the Day.

The most common messages shared on Happy Defence Day included Hum Log Hain Pakistani, Lehrao Parcham Apna, Ab Dil Main Yahi Hai Thaani, Pray For All Martyrdom Of 1965 War, We Love Our Army and Pakistan, Pakistani Fouj Ko Salaam, Pakistan Zindabaad and many more.

Defence Day messages were also shared on free social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter and messaging apps like Whatsapp, Viber, Skype, IMO, Talkray and many others.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 7, 2015
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