Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never. Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never. Hamoodur Rahman Commission is probably the only postwar inquiry commission authorized by the Pakistani government that inquired and submitted report on.

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The Martial Law headquarters thought that these words had been uttered by Mr Mohammad Toha of the NAP, and the General was asked to call for the explanation of Mr Toha and warn him not to say things prejudicial to public rahmaj. He paid Rs to Islamia Press, Dacca, and this payment was within the knowledge of the Military Secretary to the Governor, who has also been repatriated to Pakistan. He stated that “after the military action the Bengalis were made aliens in their own homeland.

Full text of “Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report about East Pakistan Bangladesh Debacle”

Unfortunately, the delay in opening the Western front and the half-hearted and hesitant manner in which it was ultimately opened only helped in precipitating the catastrophe in East Pakistan. Before we conclude this part of the discussion, we would like to place on record that, apart from a few individuals, the large body of officers and men operating in East Pakistan accepted the final decision without any thought of disobedience only owing to their ingrained sense of discipline, and the majority of them would have been undoubtedly willing to fight to the last and lay down their lives for the glory of Pakistan.

Section 25 is also relevant, and reads as under: Provocation of the Army 7. Rahim Khan, GOC 39 ad hoc Division, who abandoned his Divisionand evacuated his Divisional HQ from Chandpurof course, with the permission of the Commander, Eastern Commander, with no replacement, and with the consequence that his Division disintegrated and had to be replaced with another Headquarter called the Narayan Sector Headquarters under a Brigadier.

Saeeda Bukhari of Lahore; that during his stay in East Pakistan he came to acquire a stinking reputation owing to his association with women of bad repute, and his nocturnal visits to places also frequented by several junior officers under his command; and that he indulged in the smuggling of Pan from East Pakistan to West Pakistan.

Do You Like This Story? Judged in the light of this analysis of the events leading to the surrender of our surrender of our Army in East Pakistan, and the relevant provisions of the 49 Pakistan Army Act and the considerations thereto, as outlined in the preceding Paragraphs, we are of the considered opinion that the following senior officers ought to be tried by court martial on the charges listed against themand we recommend accordingly.


As no such procedure was adopted, it led to a general feeling among the troops, including their officers that they were entitled to take whatever they wanted from wherever they liked. The Commission can if necessary even issue warrants to secure the attendance of any person unless he is otherwise exempted by law from personal appearance before a Court. rwport

Rahim Khan was re-examined at his own request. The report, he said, was leaked “with the clear aim of embarrassing the present military Government and to malign the army as an institution. Farman Ali Witness No. At the same time there is some evidence to suggest that the words and personal actions of Lt. Hamoodur Rahman Commission report unsettles Pakistan, raises demands for probe into Kargil The release of the Hamoodur Rahman report on india-today. From the detailed accounts which have come before us of the behaviour and attitude of both these officers, we have no hesitation in recording the opinion that at all relevant times Maj.

The publication of the Report was seen in Pakistan as an attempt by India to divert the world attention from its inhumane and unjustified actions in Kashmir. The insinuation is that this writing amounted to a written declaration of the intentions of the Pakistan Army and the martial law administration in East Pakistan to indulge in large-scale bloodshed in order to suppress the movement for Bangladesh.

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.

He has also extensively referred to the contemporary accounts of foreign correspondents then stationed in East Pakistan. Even if he had been obliged to surrender, by force of circumstances, it was not necessary for him to behave in this shameful manner at every step of the process of surrender. Not that anyone is waiting for an official declassification. This became necessary in view of the vehement assertions made before the Commission by a large number of respectable witnesses drawn from various sections of society, including highly placed and responsible Service Officers, to the effect that due to corruption arising out of the performance of Martial Law duties, lust for wine and women and greed for lands and houses, a large number of senior Army Officers, particularly those occupying the highest positions, had not only lost the will to fight but also the professional competence necessary for taking the vital and critical decisions demanded of them for the successful prosecution of the war.

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Contents of the report were published by the Dawn and the India Today and rumored to be the first report, in August Retrieved from ” https: Niazi, Indicted general “There’s no reason to believe the published report is fake.


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Niazi kept quiet and so did Maj.

The Commission considered this initial report as “tentative” as it had not been able to interview many key people who were at that time POWs in India. Both the first and the supplementary report’s findings accused the Hamold Army of carrying out the senseless and wanton arson, killings in the countryside, killing of intellectuals and professionals and burying them in mass graveskilling of officers of East Pakistan Army and soldiers on the pretence of quelling their rebellion, killing East Pakistani civilian officers, businessmen and industrialists, raping a large number of East Pakistani women as a deliberate act of revenge, retaliation and torture, and deliberate killing of members of the Hindu minority.

From a perusal of Paragraphs 30 to 34 of Chapter 1 of Part V of the Main Report, it co,mission be seen that the 17 graveness of the allegations made against Lt. A Latif fahman Secretary to the Commission.

The remarks made by this last witness are highly significant: This writing is being put forward as a proof of the killings alleged to have been carried out in East Pakistan during the military operations. Views Read Edit View history.

The Hamood-ur-Rahman Commission Report

There had been a large exodus of people from East Pakistan to India, as a result of the military action. The driver of the truck produced a chit reading “released by Major Maddad.

In Part II of that report we dealt with the political background and to this we ue intend to add only rahmzn which occurred inor to be more specific on and after the 25th March, Before we conclude this Chapter, brief remarks about the role of Maj.

Yet, the speculation refused to die. Tales of wholesale slaughter of families of West Pakistani officers and personnel of several units had also reached the soldiers who were after all only human, commizsion reacted violently in the process of restoring the authority of the Central 26 Government The Nature of Allegations 8.