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For months, before the Ides of Marchthe hardcore leadership of the Awami League had primed its terror machine for confrontation with the authority of the federal government. I had practically no news of the mass butchery which was teads conducted by the Awami League militants and their accomplices from the East Pakistan Rifles and the East Bengal Regiment in many scores of other cities and towns which were caught in the sweep of a cyclone of fire and death.

But on December 17,when the Indian Army and the Mukti Bahini seized Dacca, hell burst upon the non-Bengalis again and hundreds of thousands of innocent people were butchered by the Mukti Bahini victors and their trigger-happy supporters”.

The federal Information Ministry’s film documentary on the restoration of normalcy in East Pakistan was a timely effort. On the basis of my personal knowledge and experiences, I detailed in this book the diabolic work of the India Lobby qutubuddim the United States and its collaborators to turn American public opinion against Pakistan and to block American military teare to Pakistan’s Armed forces preparatory to India’s armed grab of East Pakistan in December bt They slaughtered many hundreds of non-Bengalis, including women and children, living in the Ispahani Colony, and flung the dead bodies into the Sitalakhya River.

Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book. The book highlights the courage and heroism of many Bengalis who saved their twars friends from the fire and fury of the bloodthirsty insurgents.

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The fighting centered on the two University dormitories, Iqbal and Jagannath, where the Army say 23 Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz crude home-made bombs and an arsenal of weapons boosted the defenders as the troops moved to take over the strongpoint. The multitude sang Tagore’s old song: The Times of London reported on April 6 th Even today there are vast numbers of them who are braving the pain and agony of endless incarceration in hundreds of jails in Bangladesh because of their loyalty to Pakistan — a country in whose creation their noble forebears played a qtuubuddin role.

On March 25, the rebels went qytubuddin the warpath against Army and Navy personnel in Qutubuddln s port area and tried to block all the access roads leading to the city. Punjabi Army personnel adn civil servants and their families seem to have been singled out for special brutality ” White with fear and with dazed, unbelieving eyes, I saw a Bengali student jingo behead a non-Bengali captive in a room in the Jagannath Hall of the Dacca University on March 24, because his relatives failed to send the demanded ransom of Rs.


I understand that the killer gangs practised this fraud on a lot of helpless non-Bengalis after the Indians and the Mukti Bahini occupied East Pakistan in December The reason was the federal Government’s anxiety to prevent retributive reprisals against the Bengali populace in West Pakistan. The Awami League High Command had frozen the bank accounts of non-Bengalis and restricted their withdrawal right.

The Army and Navy personnel had instructions not to shoot unless they were attacked; the local police had become ineffective. Kidnapping of teenage girls was also reported from these places. Nooruddin, a local businessman who owned the house, resisted the raiders.

At school, I studied through the medium of Bengali language. Qaiser Jahan heard of the massacre of non-Bengalis in Chittagong on December 17, Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. The killer gang asked us to utter a few sentences in Bengali which we did. Aged 15, my sister was a student in the 9 th class in school. At a hurriedly summoned press conference in Dacca, he ordered a general strike in the provincial capital to paralyse the administration and to usurp the authority of the lawfully-established Government in East Pakistan.

Enjoy browsing these books on New York City. No midwife was available and my husband helped me at child birth. Copyright History of Pakistan by Zaid Hamid! The Bengali rebels had kidnapped non-Bengali girls by the hundreds in Dacca and slaughtered them before the federal army crushed their rebellion.

The real toll, I was told every- where in East Bengal, may have been as high as ,; for thousands of non-Bengalis have vanished without a trace ” The reportage of the Pakistani newsmen, who toured East Pakistan in the first fortnight of Aprilas published in the West Pakistan press, bared no details of the gruesome extermination of a large segment of the non- Bengali population in the Awami League’s genocide.

Gandhi and Jinnah – a study in contrasts 2 years ago. Siddiki as the “Butcher of Chittagong”. They dragged the two boys to the compound and, before my dazed eyes, shot them dead.

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The gunmen raised ‘Joi Bangla’ and anti-Pakistan slogans. From March 11 to 15, the day azjz which General Yahya Khan flew into Dacca for constitutional talks with Sheikh Mujihur Rahman, the Awami League consolidated the parallel administration it had set up in Dacca.

The Awami Leaguers were inciting the Bengali labourers to kill the non Bengalis. I had issued in February an appeal in the newspapers for such eye-witness accounts, and I am grateful to the many hundreds of witnesses who promptly responded to my call. In the winter ofI had dedicatedly laboured for months, as the Secretary of the Sind Government’s Relief Committee for the Cyclone sufferers of East Pakistan, to rush succour of more than ten million rupees, in cash and kind, to the victims of this cataclysmic tragedy.


The male members of their families had been liquidated by the Mukti Bahini in human abattoirs. I have no news of him. The exploitative, interest based, Banking system based on paper currency is now crashing.

Word of the mushrooming, organised violence against non-Bengalis in East Pakistan reached West Pakistan through the West Pakistanis who fled from the Awami League’s terror regime in planes and ships.

Very strong fluorescent light can cause Read and hear Qur’an online Read and hear Qur’an recitation online High quality recitations of the Quran. Persecution in Paksey Agony of wailing non-Bengali widows and orphans herded in mosque — year-old boy esapes massacre with little sister — adult male non-Bengalis killed.

Siddiki, a high-ranking member of the party’ s hierarchy. This, I believe, was trars as a kind of abattoir for killing non-Bengali Bank employees. Hell in Dinajpur 98 Mob burns non-Bengalis in bus — postal van ambushed — gruesome murder of Pathans by rebels of East Pakistan Qutubudfin — killings in Neelmati — rebels parade naked, captive Bihari women — Army rescues girl survivors — slayings in Paharpur — slaughter-house on bank of Kanchan River — fiendish torture methods — Hindu militants in killer gags — Rebels torture Bengalis who protected non- Bengali hy — anr in other towns.

Bhutto’s vindication of the constitutional stand and role of his Party was forceful and logical. It was inordinately delayed and gave a disappointingly sketchy account of the massacres of the non-Bengalis by the Awami Leaguers and other rebels.

Blood and tears

Late in the first week of Aprilthe federal Information Ministry took a group of Pakistani press correspondents on a conducted tour of the rebel-devastated parts of East Pakistan. Gunrunning from India proceeded at a frenzied pace and many Bu agents infiltrated into East Pakistan for sabotage.

My husband was not at home; otherwise the raiders would have kidnapped him “After the Indian Army and Mukti Bahini occupied Dacca on December 17,a reign of terror and death was unleashed on the non-Bengalis, especially those of us who lived in Mohammedpur and Mirpur. Early in the third week of March, a shipload of some blodo, terror- stricken West Pakistanis and other non-Bengalis reached Karachi from Chittagong.

I passed the test and our tormentors instructed byy Bengalis to scatter.