Blood and Tears. Front Cover. Qutubuddin Aziz. Publications Division, United Press of Pakistan, Bibliographic information. QR code for Blood and Tears. Read about the reality of the fall of Dhaka in and role of India in dismemberment of Pakistan, a story of ‘Blood and tears’ by Qutubuddin. Transition: Ex-diplomat Qutubuddin Aziz passes away on behalf of stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh I found his book Blood and Tears.

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The Mukti Bahini wanted to kidnap my son and I had to keep him in hiding for days on end until we were moved to a Red Cross Camp. Standing on the Afghan bank of Oxus River, in cool whispering bre Six persons were killed when a riotous mob attacked an army unit in the Sadarghat locality of Dacca.

In the third week of Marcha gang of armed Awami Leaguers raided and looted her house. Is’nt this strange that while Supreme Court refuses to form commission to probe suicide of Akbar Bugti, it forms the commission to p I was stupefied when I heard blood-chilling accounts of the butchery practised by the Awami League rebels on their non-Bengali victims in Chittagong from friends who escaped to Karachi in mid-April.

Blood and tears

Noor Jahan, 33, whose husband, Mukhtar Ahmed, was employed in the Telegraph and Telephone Department in Dacca and who lived in the Government staff Quarters in Gulistan colony, said on her repatriation to Karachi in January On the front lawn before the dormitories, a senior officer took newsmen over a training area of barbed wire entanglements and high stonewalls where he said students had trained for the clash that was to come ” About the captured Indian soldiers whom foreign newsmen met in Dacca and the seized Indian arms and ammunition shown to them on May 7,Maurice Quaintance of Reuters cabled: The killer gang asked us to utter a few sentences in Bengali which we did.

He hid me in his house and I was saved. The killers raped their non-Bengali teenage victim at the back of the shop and later on slayed her. After they had ravished the girls, the killers shot them and half a dozen other women and children. Since the first week of March, the Awami League militants and young thugs were intimidating non-Bengalis, particularly the West Pakistanis.

The Awami League took over the radio and television stations, telecommunications, foreign wnd and the banking system, including the control of money transfers from East to West Pakistan. I had issued in February an appeal in the newspapers for such eye-witness accounts, and I am grateful to the many hundreds of witnesses who promptly responded to my call.


Sign In Register Help Cart. This, I believe, was used as a kind of abattoir for killing non-Bengali Bank employees. Three of my very close relatives were killed in the carnage.

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Siddiki as the “Butcher of Chittagong”. He was lodged for the night in the Dacca Cantonment under military guard and flown the next day to West Pakistan and interned. Gunrunning from India proceeded at a frenzied pace and many Indian agents infiltrated into East Pakistan for sabotage.

Gunfire Ravages Nilphamari, Saidpur Brutal killings of non-Bengalis — horror qutubuddij Kopilmoni — bodies of ravished, dead girls float in tanks — non-Bengali railway employees in Saidpur massacred.

Just as it is stupid to condemn the great German people for the sins of the Nazis, it would be foolish to blame the Bengali people as a whole for the dark deeds of the Awami League militants and their accomplices. The pro-Pakistan Bengali and non-Bengali victims were tortured before being slain Looking at the tragic events of March in retrospect, I must confess that even I, although my press service commanded a sizeable network of district correspondents in the interior of East Teare, was not fully aware of the scale, ferocity and dimension of the province-wide massacre of the non-Banglis.

From March 4 to 10, violent mobs, led by Awami League jingoes, looted and burnt many non-Bengali houses and shops and kidnapped rich West Pakistani businessmen for ransom. Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

I had identified, after some considerable research, 55 towns and cities in East Pakistan blold the abridgement of the non-Bengali population in March and early Bloor was conspicuously heavy.

Qutubuddin Aziz (Author of Quaid-I-Azam Jinnah and the Battle for Pakistan)

At the Intercontinental Hotel, Awami League gangs tore down all English bloodd, including the name of the hotel in electric lettering high up on one side of the building. The volcano of fire and death erupted in this picturesque city of green hills, rivers and luxuriant tropical vegetation on March 3 soon after the Awami League’s high command in Dacca took to the path of rebellion.

I was in business and we had prospered. Non- Bengalis fleeing Dacca by air were frisked by Awami League cadres at their “Search and Loot” check post close to the entrance to the Dacca airport. The “Free Bengal Radio”, which went on the air on March 26 and which broadcast news of the phantom victories of the rebels, was undoubtedly an Indian innovation, installed on Indian soil.


The cries of my starving children caused me pain and agony. It is the responsibility of the Muslim scholars to come forwards and reject and condemn the deviant ideology of Khawarij but the scholars are not doing quhubuddin strongly enough. But she wrote not a word about their manhandling by the Bengalis in any issue of her great newspaper either in March or April My husband resisted the attackers and grappled with them.

The multitude sang Tagore’s old song: Late in April,the Pakistan Embassy in Washington published a booklet containing a chronology of the federal intervention in East Pakistan.

For millions of gullible Americans and West Europeans the printed word in the daily press is like gospel truth and they readily believed the Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz many fibs about the Pakistan Army’s conduct in East Pakistan which surged across the columns of their newspapers. Not a word of their plight filtered into the daily press in West Pakistan. I was seated in the front portion of the bus and I saw that the killer gang had guns, scythes and daggers.

My daughter also resisted the attackers but they were far too many and they were well-armed. A Bengali shopkeeper, whom I had 29 Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz known in the past, took pity on me and hid me in his shop. It was a tewrs scene ” “A Bengali neighbour sheltered me and my aged mother from the terror and taers of the killer gang which had slaughtered my husband, my father and my two teenage brothers”, said year-old Roshanara Begum who lived in a house in the Tong: Future of Pakistan Insha Allah.

The killers were heartless and I learnt that they murdered my husband. In the March 23 raid on her house, the killer gang set it on fire and also kidnapped her teenage sister. First Edition In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book.