Excerpts of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report, published in Indian weekly This commission of Inquiry was appointed by the President of Pakistan in. 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. Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never.

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There was a parallel Martial Law administration at all levels. The evidence of Maj. Riding the Roller Coaster. No action was ever taken based on the report, the report was classified and its publication disallowed at the time.

However, it was reported to be a “Supplementary Report” which was created after the prisoners of war returned after two years. Hannan Abu Sayeed Chowdhury. This is what we used to do in Burma. Raina Sartaj Singh J. Jehanzeb and Brig Hayatullah. The Army and Democracy.

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The Commission challenged the claims by Bangladeshi authorities that 3, Bengalis had been killed by the Pakistani military andwomen were raped. Retrieved 26 August H Ansari who had recorded some evidence, but could not complete the inquiry owing to the outbreak of war. Mansoorul Haq Witness No.

The Army had to go out into the countryside without adequate logistic arrangements, and was compelled, at least in the early stages of its operations to take its requirements of foodgrains and other essential supplies from civilian sources.

I thought more of death than these things.

Eye of the Storm. NaziMohammad Jamshed, M. 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.


We wish to supplement those observations as regards Lt. This amount was intercepted by a JCO at the Paksi Bridge crossing when it was being carried in the lower part of the body of a truck.

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Story of Pakistan reports. From the above clarification it will be appreciated that there was no requirement to furnish details of the above expenditure to any accounts department.

Niazi is that he was making money in the handling of Martial Law cases while posted as G. According to Major S.

The need for commandeering vehicles, foodstuffs, medicines and other essential supplies can certainly be appreciated, but this should have been done under a proper method of accounting so that compensation could be paid on return of normal conditions.

The allegations regarding his indulgence in the export of Pan by using or abusing his hamopd in the Eastern Command and as Zonal Martial Law Administrator also prima facie appear to be well-founded, although it was not our function to hold a detailed inquiry into the matter.

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This article is about the commission chaired by the Hamoodur Rahman. Retrieved from ” https: For other uses, see Hamoodur Rahman Commission.

The final report, also called supplementary report, was submitted on 23 Octobershowed how political, administrative, military and moral failings were responsible for the surrender of Pakistani forces in East Pakistan.

Inthe war between India and Pakistan witnessed the liberation of East-Pakistanwhich ended with the signing of the Instrument of Surrender with the Indian Army in Dhaka. A mention may be made in this behalf of the statements made before us by Lt.

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He did not display much respect for the civilian Governor, Rehhman Commission found that when the tales of slaughtering of Western Pakistanis reached to Pakistani soldiers stationed in Eastthey reacted violently, and in the process of restoring the authority of the Governmentcommitted severe excesses on the local Bengali population.

The Commission endorsed the Pakistan’s claim that: In the Main Report we have mentioned the allegations, and the evidence relating thereto as regards the personal commisuon of Gen. Retrieved 23 August Niaziand Rao Farman Ali all died in How Pakistan Negotiates with the United States: It was asserted by these witnesses that men given to a disreputable way of life could hardly be expected to lead gehman Pakistan Army to victory. Niazi also because of the unsettled conditions obtaining in the Wing.

H Ansari Witness NO. From the mass of evidence coming before the Commission from witnesses, both civil and military, there is little doubt that Gen.

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Akhira Golaghat Jathibhanga Kaliganj. Leaders Bangladesh Military M. Use Pakistani English from February All Wikipedia articles written in Pakistani English Use dmy dates from February All articles with self-published sources Articles with self-published sources from October All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September We were informed that in several cases disciplinary action by way of Courts of Inquiries was initiated but the cases could not hwmood finalised for one reasons or the other before repory surrender on the 16th of December US Institute of Peace Press.

Retrieved from ” https: Women, War, and the Making of Bangladesh: