Hercharn Singh

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Major Hercharn Singh (Punjabi (Gurmukhi): ਹਰਚਰਨ ਸਿੰਘ; (Shahmukhi): ہرچرن سنگھ;) (born 1987) is the first Sikh officer to be commissioned in the Pakistan Army.[1] He was born in Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, which is also the birthplace of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak.

Early life[edit]

Hercharn passed his matriculation from Government Guru Nanak High School and passed his FSc (pre-engineering) in 2004 from Forman Christian College in Lahore. He then passed the ISSB examination in 2006 and joined the Pakistan Military Academy.

Personal life[edit]

He is currently 36 years old and married his wife on 3 December 2017[2]


Hercharn passed out from PMA from 116 L/C and was commissioned into the Pakistan Army on 27 October 2007.

Hercharn had told reporters:

It is a matter of great privilege and an honour for me that today I am standing in front of you in the khaki uniform. I have been given a great responsibility


  1. ^ پاک فوج کا پہلا سکھ افسر- بی بی سی کا اردو
  2. ^ "Congrats to Maj Harcharn Singh, Sikh officer of Pak Army on his wedding". YouTube.

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