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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Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report

Jehanzeb Arbab, former Commander 57 Brigade. The impression created on the mind of the West Pakistani civilian officials, then serving in East Pakistan, has been stated thus by Mr. I never stopped anybody coming to see me. Are not there any cows and goats in this country?

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.

Women, War, and the Making of Bangladesh: There is evidence to the effect that civilian shops and stores were broken into by the troops without preparing any record of what was taken and from where.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report – Chapter 1

Bangladesh Liberation War portal. Effect of Martial Law Duties 4. It further came to our notice that the General had distributed some money among persons who left East Pakistan by helicopters on the morning of 15th or 16th of December Bangladesh portal Pakistan portal War portal s portal Cold War portal.


The first report is never published and kept as highly classified documents because of its potentially adverse effects on the military’s at that time low-institutional morale and fear of a backlash.

Niazi Mohammad Sharif M. Akhira Golaghat Jathibhanga Kaliganj. In reporf Main Report we have mentioned the allegations, and the evidence relating thereto as regards the personal conduct of Gen.

The Hamood-ur-Rehman Commission Report | A Review

Bhutto replied that the report was missing; it was either lost, or stolen, and was nowhere to be found. The full report was thought to be declassified by the government inalong with other reports concerning the year of Eye of the Storm.

Baqir Siddiqui Witness No. Mitha should be publicly tried for being party to a criminal conspiracy to illegally usurp power from Mohammad Ayub Khan in power if necessary by the use of force.

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Constituted “to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the atrocities and war “, including the “circumstances in which the Commander of the Eastern Military Commandsurrendered the Eastern contingent forces under his command laid down their arms. I have been doing Martial Law duties. However, hamodur observed, in Paragraph 35 of that Chapter, that “as we have not had the opportunity of putting these allegations to Lt.

Rao Farman Ali Witness No. For other uses, see Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. Story of Ccommission reports. Retrieved from ” https: Niaziand Rao Farman Ali all died in Views Read Edit View history.

We have regretfully found that this was indeed so. Volume I of the supplementary report dealt with the political backgroundinternational relationsand military aspects of the events in Originally, it was thought that the Government of Pakistan had declassified the Report in and was made it available to the public as public domain whereas it was free to download on the internet.


We then offered specific comments on the conduct of certain high officers including the Commander, Eastern Command, Hamodur.

A Wahid Witness No. reeport

Origins of the Bengali Revolution. The Army had to go out hamoodir 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. Nanda Jagjit Singh Aurora K. An inquiry was made from Maj Gen.

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Aziz Ahmad Khan Witness No. Its primary conclusion was very critical of the role of Pakistan’s military interference, the misconduct of politicians as well as the intelligence failures of the Inter-Services Intelligence ISI and the Federal Investigation Agency FIAwhich permitted the infiltration of Indian agents all along the borders of East Pakistan.

H Ansari Witness NO. Retrieved 14 June Muktijuddho e-Archive Artistic depictions Awards and decorations. From the above clarification it will be appreciated that there was no requirement to furnish details of the above expenditure to any accounts department. Ijaz Ahmad Witness No. Niazi enjoyed the same reputation at Sialkot and Lahore.

The Commission had consisted of both civilian and military officials that investigated the political and military failures based on the interviews and testimonies provided by the POWspoliticians, activists, military leaders, and journalists for two years.