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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Those Bengali Officers who had been restored lacked confidence and were not sure if their loyalties were not suspected. Rao Farman Ali Witness No. The gallantry and determination with which some of the battles were fought in East Pakistan has commissio acknowledged even by the enemy.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report – Wikipedia

A callous disregard of the recognised techniques and principles of warfare would clearly amount to culpable negligence, and could not be excused as an honest error of judgement. No amount of provocation by the militants of the Awami League repory other miscreants could justify retaliation by a disciplined army against its own people. While a Corps Commander is commissino a Commander of a number of divisions placed under his command, a Theatre Commander is not merely in command of all the forces in the area, including the Naval and the Air Forces.

Farman Ali has stated that he did not give any importance to this note and it must have fallen into the hands of his Bengali Personal Assistant, when the diary for the year was replaced reh,an the close of that year. Families of West Pakistani officers and other ranks serving with East Bengal units were subjected to inhuman treatment, and a large number of West Pakistani officers were butchered by the erstwhile Bengali colleagues.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report

His Divisional Commander, Maj. At the resumed session, we have examined ocmmission many as 72 persons, including Lt Commiszion A. In the harshness, we lost the support of the silent majority of the people of East Pakistan The Role of Maj.


In the presence of these two factors, the Pakistan Army was obviously fighting a losing battle from the very start. He further alleged that Lt. From the above clarification it will be appreciated that there was no requirement to furnish details of the above expenditure to any accounts department. It has also the task of running the civil administration, maintaining communications and feeding 70 million people of East Pakistan.

Niazi had not been seen outside his command bunker, and there was a broadcast by the 68 BBC that he had left East Pakistan and that General Forman Ali had taken over the command of the Pakistan Army. Finally, there was also the 87 unfortunate overriding factor of a long and inherited tradition of unquestioned obedience and loyalty to the superior Commander which prevented most of these Officers from questioning the soundness of the critical decisions and actions taken by the High Command, including the final act of surrender.

On coming to know about it I stopped the same forthwith. In this context we have also taken note of the inexplicable orders issued by the Eastern Command to stop the destruction of war before material before the surrenderand the abject and shameful attitude adopted by the Commander, Eastern Command, at various stages of the surrender ceremonies in the presence of the Indian Generals. Farman Ali and Maj.

Although we did our best to reconstruct the East Pakistan story with the help of such material, as was then available, inevitably our conclusions had to be of a tentative character. We have found, as a result of a detailed analysis of the events surrounding the imposition of the second Martial Law by General Yahya Khan on the 25th of March,that he did reehman take rehmn the country in order merely to restore normal conditions and reintroduce the democratic process.

Farman Ali which he physically handed over to his nephew Major Ali Jawaher at the time of his departure from Dacca on the 16th of December Aziz Ahmad Khan Witness No.

The fortress strategy might have been suitable for carrying out the counter insurgency operations, but after the 21st of Novit became redundant. hamoid


For other uses, see Hamoodur Rahman Commission. 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.

For almost three years now, the world has repeatedly heard a list of names said to have been prepared by 39 the Dacca authorities in connection with the commission of these atrocities and crimes.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission – Wikipedia

The explanation given by the General appears to us to be correct. Bagbati Demra Karai Kadipur Gopalpur. The arbitrary methods adopted by the Martial Law administration in dealing with respectable East Pakistanis, and then sudden disappearances by a process euphemistically called “being sent to Bangladesh” made matters worse.

He did not display much respect for the civilian Governor, The Army virtually continued to control civil administration”. Manzoor Ahmad, ex-Comd 57 Bde 9 Div — This Officer did not conduct the battle with sufficient grip and caused the loss of fortress of Jhenidah 62 without a fightowing to his inability to clear an enemy block at Kot Chandpur.

In defence, it has been stated that these Halls were at the relevant time not occupied by the students but by Awami League insurgents, and were also being used as dumps for arms and ammunition 29 stored by the Awami League for its armed rebellion.

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.

We have also found that the strong provocation was offered to the army owing to the misdeeds of the Awami League.