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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The report accused General Yahya Khan, of being a womanizer and an alcoholic. Rao Farman Ali Witness No. Mansoorul Haq Witness No. Both the first and the supplementary report’s findings accused the Pakistan 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, cimmission 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.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission

Harvard University Press, Shah. According to the Commission General Mustafa’s offensive plan aimed at the capture of the Indian position of Ramgarh in the Rajasthan area Western Front was militarily unsound and haphazardly planned, and its execution resulted in severe loss of vehicles and equipment in the desert.

How Pakistan Negotiates with the United States: Upon hearing the fate of the report, Chief Justice Rahman did asked the Chief of Army Staff General Zia-ul-Haq for the apprehension of the report who also commented that the original report is nowhere to be hwmoodur, and nobody knows where the report actually went missing— neither at the Army GHQ or the National Archives of Pakistan.

This article is about the commission chaired by the Hamoodur Rahman. Originally, it was thought that the Government of Pakistan had declassified the Report in and was made it available to the public commissipn public domain whereas it was free to download on the internet.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report

Retrieved 26 August An editorial entitled, ” Commiission Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan – 4 ” written by Ardeshir Cowasjee on the basis of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report, demonstrated that “three men principally had been responsible for the loss, at the end ofof half of Jinnah’s Pakistan— end of story. We then offered specific comments on the conduct commiasion certain high officers including the Commander, Eastern Command, Lt.


No action was ever taken based on the report, the report was classified and its publication disallowed at the time.

Niazi during his appearance before us, and he naturally denied them. 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. Are not there any cows and goats in this country? Indira Gandhi Sam Manekshaw P. The impression created on the mind of the West Pakistani civilian officials, then serving in East Pakistan, has been stated thus by Mr.

Farman Ali Witness No. The Commission endorsed the Pakistan’s claim that: President Pervez Musharraf reportedly commented in October that the incidents in were a political as well as a military debacle, and geport calls for the military generals to be tried were not fair.

R Shariff Witness No. Hamoodjr full report was thought to be declassified by the government inalong with other reports concerning the year of He did not display much respect for the civilian Governor, In the early stages this method of procurement seems to have been encouraged by senior commanders, including Lt.

NaziMohammad Jamshed, M. Com,ission Bengali Officers who had been restored lacked confidence and were not sure if their loyalties were not suspected. Hamoocur Demra Karai Kadipur Gopalpur. The Commission examined nearly witnesses in total, hundreds of classified documents and military signals between East and West Pakistan.

The chairmanship was to be rotated between each inter-services, irrespective of the personal ranks in each service.

Effect of Martial Law Duties 4. Baqir Siddiqui Witness No.

Bangladesh portal Pakistan portal War portal s portal Cold War portal. Retrieved 22 August However, it was reported to be a “Supplementary Report” which was created after the prisoners of war returned after two years. Historical Dictionary of Pakistan. From a perusal of Paragraphs 30 to 34 of Chapter 1 of Part V of the Main Xommission, it will be seen that the graveness of the allegations made against Lt. He further alleged that Lt. Bangladesh Liberation War portal.


He could not annoy, the Martial Law Administrator Lt. Ministry of Liberation War Affairs.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report – Wikipedia

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. Niazi unfortunately came to acquire a bad reputation in sex matters, and this reputation has been consistent during his postings in Sialkot, Lahore and East Pakistan. The 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 hamoodr authority of the Governmentcommitted severe excesses on the local Bengali population.

The Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report or War Report [1] contains the Government of Pakistan ‘s official and classified papers of the events leading up to loss of East Pakistan and the war with India. The Commission feels that this appointment, before the completion of the inquiry and exoneration of the officer from any blame, was highly inadvisable on the part of the GHQ.

A new aggravating factor made its appearance in East Pakistan in the wake of the military action of the 25th of Marchwhen units of the Pakistan Army undertook “sweep operations” throughout the Province to deal with the Awami League rehhman. A mention may be made in this behalf of the statements made before us by Lt.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report – Chapter 1

Saeeda Bukhari of Gulberg, Lahore, who was running a brothel under the name of Senorita Home, and was also acting as the General’s tout for receiving bribes and getting things done; that he was also friendly with another woman called Shamini Firdaus of Sialkot who was rehmah to be playing the same role as Mrs.

Jehanzeb Arbab, former Commander 57 Brigade. It is for the Government to decide whether these matters should also form the subject rehmah any inquiry or trial which may have to be ultimately held against this officer.

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. Yale University Press, Jones.