Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto had only been in power for one week, when he asked the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Hamood-ur-Rehman, to investigate the. The Hamood-ur-Rehman Commission Report | A Review Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto had only been in power for one week, when he asked the Chief Justice of the.

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From the photostat copy sent to the Government of Pakistan by the Government of Bangladesh, it becomes clear that the paper on which these words are written was apparently in the nature of a writing pad on which notes are jotted down as an aid to memory.

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Eye of the Storm. A new aggravating factor made its appearance in East Pakistan in the wake of the military action of the 25th of Marchwhen units of the Pakistan Army undertook “sweep operations” throughout the Province to deal with the Awami League insurgents. However, while assessing their individual responsibility, the Commission was obliged to take note of the limitations imposed on them by the concepts and attitudes adopted by the Eastern Command, the admitted shortages and deficiencies in men and materials, faced by them as compared to the vast resources of the enemy and the general demoralisation which stemmed fro the culpable acts of commission and omission on the part of the Army High Command at Rawalpindi and the Commander Eastern Command, at Dacca.

Saeeda Bukhari of Gulberg, Lahore, who was rehmaan a brothel under the name of Senorita Home, and was also acting as the General’s tout for receiving bribes and getting things done; that he was also friendly with another woman called Shamini Firdaus of Sialkot who was said to be playing the same role as Mrs.

It had submitted its report to commussion then President of Pakistan on the 12th July, The first report is never published and kept as highly classified documents because of its potentially adverse effects on the military’s at that time low-institutional morale and fear of a backlash.

Niazi had done so and lost his life in the process, he would have made history and would have been remembered by the coming generations as a great hero and a martyr, but the events show that he had already lost the will to fight after the 7th Decemberwhen his major fortresses at Jessore and Brahmanbaria had fallen.


He says that it was on the 9th and 10th of December that General Niazi expressed his apprehension of a general uprising in the Dacca city and ordered him to examine the possibility of arresting certain persons according to lists which were already with the various agencies, namely the Martial Law Authorities and the Intelligence Branch. Political Affairsand from the latter date to the 14th of December he worked as Adviser to the Governor of East Pakistan, ceasing to hold this appointment on the resignation of Hhamood.

Offences in relation to the enemy and not punishable with death. Niazi, apparently in an endeavor to put the blame on his predecessor, rsport Lt. In this context, commission have already commented at some length, in a previous Chapter of this Report, on the allegation made by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at General Farman Ali was wanting to “paint the green of East Pakistan red,” and have found that the entire incident has been deliberately distorted.

The Operational instructions issued by the Eastern Command as No.

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I have been doing Martial Law duties. Ministry of Liberation War Affairs.

Conclusions and Recommendations On his own ocmmission, he had commission, men at Dacca in uniform and he could have held out for at least another 2 weeks, because the enemy would have taken a week to build up its forces in the Dacca area and another rsport to reduce the fortress of Dacca.

In fact, however, the army was constantly engaged in fighting 38 the Mukti Bahini, the Indian infiltrators, and later the Indian army. From renman statements made by the three Generals who appear to be directly concerned in the matter, it seems that although there was some talks of arresting persons known to be leaders of the Awami League or Mukti Bahini so as to prevent chances o a general uprising in Dacca during the closing phases of the war with India, yet no practical action was taken in view of the circumstances then prevailing, namely the precarious position of the Pakistan Army and the impending surrender.

Their involvement in civil administration continued unabated even after the induction of a sizable number of senior civil servants from West Pakistan, including the Chief Secretary, the Inspector General of Police and at least two Division Commissioners. The report accused the army generals of what it called a “premature surrender” and said the military’s continued involvement in running the government after was one reason for the corruption and ineffectiveness of senior hamoov.


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Many insightful recommendations were made by the Commission as it recommends to hold the public trial for the President General Yahya Khan, also the Commander-in-Chief and the chief martial law administrator of both East and Pakistan in western side.

The Commission examined nearly witnesses and hundreds of classified army signals between East and West Pakistan.

Akhira Golaghat Jathibhanga Kaliganj. It was for this reason that the Indian Commander addressed General Farman Ali calling upon him to surrender. Muktijuddho e-Archive Artistic depictions Awards and decorations. He has stated that the words “the green commixsion East Pakistan will have to be painted red” were uttered by one of the NPA leaders in Paltan Maidan, Dacca in a public speech during June Niazi is that he was making money in the handling of Martial Law cases while posted as G.

It was inherent in the appointments held by him since the promulgation of General Yahya Khan’s Martial Law on the 25th of March that Maj. From the above clarification it will be appreciated that there was no requirement to furnish details of the above expenditure to any accounts department. This last responsibility was passed on by him to Lt.

Help Center Find new research papers in: Precious moments were thus wasted, during which the 74 Indians mounted their training programme for the Mukti Hwmood and started guerrilla raids into Pakistan territory. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Dr. Niazi and on the way Maj. The surrender in East Pakistan has indeed been a tragic blow to the nation.

The withdrawal of the troops to the fortresses was as was to be expected in these circumstances, by no means an orderly withdrawalbut in most cases comkission was a disorderly retreat, leaving even the heavy equipment behind.