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Zaibunnissa Haq, 30, whose journalist husband, Izhar-ul-Haque, worked as a yb in the Daily Watan in Dacca, gave this account of her travail in Shops owned by the Biharis were favourite target of attack. He was a courageous Youngman and he resisted the attackers.

Tipu Sultan, who chose death over disgrace! I had identified, after some considerable research, 55 towns and cities in East Pakistan where the abridgement of the non-Bengali population in March and early April was conspicuously heavy. Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz. Fall of East Pakistan. The sheaves of eye-witness accounts, documented in this book, prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the massacre of West Pakistanis, Biharis and other non-Bengalis in East Pakistan had begun long before the Pakistan Army took punitive action against the rebels late in the night of March 25, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

On December 23,I gave birth to a baby girl. A crtiical note on TTP and their ideology It is the responsibility of the Muslim scholars to come forwards and reject and condemn the deviant ideology of Khawarij but the scholars are not doing it strongly enough. It was a horrible scene. Today, we look back on this sad part of the history conveniently ignoring one important leaf of history. Many of the interviews were prolonged because the Witnesses broke down in a flurry of sobs and tears as they related the agonising stories of their wrecked lives.


It was maintained in the Report that the defeat suffered was not a result of scanty military factors alone, but had been brought about as the cumulative result of political developments that took place between and And when Ayub talked of changing the capital, Bengalese against wanted it to be in East Pakistan.

A must read collection for all times to come. The uniformed killer puffing the cigarette to singe the eyes of the terrified prey. Here are the details. The bus driver obeyed their signal to stop and the thugs motioned to the passengers to get down.

Late at night, a gang of armed Bengalis raided our house, grabbed my husband and trucked him away. My Op-Ed December 17, My daughter also resisted the attackers but they were far too many and they iin well armed. For two days, we lived on bare earth in an open space and we had nothing to eat. The exact death toll, which could possibly be much more will never be known because of the practice of burning dead bodies or dumping them in the river and the sea. There are no reviews yet.

The fall of Dacca

After the death of Quaid e Azam, the whole department was burnt down by the traitors and its research lost to the nation. Repatriated to Karachi in NovemberGulzar Hussain reported: The pro-Pakistan Bengali and non-Bengali victims were tortured before being slain Looking at the tragic events of March in retrospect, I must confess that even I, although my press service commanded a sizeable network of district correspondents in the interior of East Pakistan, was not fully aware of the scale, ferocity and dimension of the province-wide massacre of the non-Banglis.


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A look at history Lack of balance of policies for then West and East Pakistan, flawed socio-economic strategies, geographical distance between both the years, and language controversy in Bangladesh imposing Urdu as a national language were all major contributing factors in the eventual dismemberment of now Dacca.

Znd bodies of other slain non-Bengalis lie in the foreground. However, as a mark of respect for Quaid-e-Azam, they agreed to Karachi as the capital. Subscribe To Posts Atom.

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For a perspective, rea The eye-witnesses, whose tragic accounts of their splintered and traumatic lives are contained in this book, were picked from nearly 5, families repatriated to Pakistan from Bangladesh between the autumn of and the spring of Visiting briefly the genocide, facts are well detailed in a book Blood and Tears Published by historian Qutubuddin Aziz.

I passed the test and our tormentors instructed the Bengalis to scatter. Spread the truth and fight back. The killers were heartless and I learnt that they murdered my husband. Road to Ghazwa e Hind – The real possibility and scenario of a major nuclear war between Pakistan and India involving all major civilization One must pay tribute to renowned poet Jamiluddin Aali who had stood strong and helped in resettling those who migrated to Pakistan after this tragedy.

They launched an effective Bengali language movement in to counter this decision, which reached its climax on 21st Februarywhen several people were killed by police.

Future of Pakistan Insha Allah. He appointed the German convert Muslims Muhemmed Asad as its director general.