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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Inparts of the commission report were leaked to Indian and Pakistani newspapers. Farman Ali has gone to the extent of stating that “Gen Niazi was annoyed with me because I had not helped him in Pan business.

The Commission examined nearly witnesses in total, hundreds of classified documents and military signals between East and West Pakistan. This impression is fortified by the fact that at a later stage even the selection of candidates for the by-elections ordered by General Yahya Khan was made by Maj Gen Farman Ali. 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.

Retrieved 24 August 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 insurgents.

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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. Rao Farman Ali Witness No. Retrieved 22 August 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 said to be playing the same role as Mrs.

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Dr. However, we observed, in Paragraph 35 of that Chapter, that “as we have not had the opportunity of putting these allegations to Lt. 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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Aziz Ahmad Khan Witness No. Gen Tikka Khan have already been quoted by us in an earlier chapter, viz: Upon commixion the fate of the report, Chief Justice Rahman did asked the Rehhman of Army Staff General Zia-ul-Haq for the apprehension of the report who also commented that the original report is nowhere to be found, and uamood knows where the report actually went missing— neither at hqmood Army GHQ or the National Archives of Pakistan.


Sankaran Nair Hoshiar Singh Dahiya. An inquiry was made from Maj Gen. 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. Similar views were expressed before us by Commodore I.

This appears to us to be the genesis of the looting alleged to have been indulged in by the Army in East Pakistan. Gen Farman Ali was prominently visible sitting on the right side of the Governor, although he was not commjsion member of the Cabinet.

Nanda Jagjit Singh Aurora K. 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 Indo-Pakistani War of We wish to supplement those observations as regards Lt.

Initially, the commission was known as War Enquiry Commission but gained notability as “Hamoodur Rehman Commission” across the country. Mohammad Ashraf, Witness No.

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I remember the first picture of the new Cabinet. The Hamoodur Rahman Commission otherwise known as ” War Enquiry Commission ” [1]was a judicial inquiry commission that assessed Pakistan ‘s political—military involvement in East-Pakistan from to The total sum involved was Rs. A mention may be made in this behalf of the statements made before us by Lt.

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