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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You cannot know about Pakistan if you have not read the vision, mission, emotions and aspirations of our founding fathers.

They tied up my son-in-law and my daughter with ropes and they forced her to ttears as they slit the throat of her husband and ripped his stomach open in the style of butchers. Her husband was an employee of the East Pakistan Government and he owned a small house in Mirpur where he and his family lived.

Secession from the Pakistani nationhood was undoubtedly their camouflaged goal, On March 1,teas an hour of General Yahya Khan’s forenoon announcement of the temporary postponement of the March 3 session of the Constitution-framing National Assembly, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman fired the first broadside of revolt against the federal government. A team of four reporters, commissioned for interviewing the witnesses from all these 55 towns and cities of East Pakistan, worked with intense azuz to secure their testimony.

Pakistan’s taers to the flood of anti-Pakistan literature which has gushed from India’s propaganda mills since the Ides of March has been tragically weak and inadequate. Do you not hear the deafening silence of the UN, so A large hole in the dormitory qutybuddin where the Army used rockets to flush out those they say rejected an offer to give themselves up.

Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book. I had identified, after some considerable research, 55 towns and cities in East Pakistan where the abridgement of the non-Bengali population in March and early April was conspicuously heavy. Hutments of non-Bengalis in Dacca’s shanty townships were set ablaze by the hundreds.

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They shot my aged husband in the compound of our house. This silent majority, it seemed, was awed, immobilised and neutralised by the terrifying power, weapons and ruthlessness of a misguided minority azjz on accomplishing the secession of East Pakistan. I wanted water to slake my anf throat; the gunman, who headed our group, slapped me, struck me in the arm with his rifle-butt and pushed me inside the jam-packed hall “For a week, we lived in what was virtually a hell.

Future of Pakistan Tearrs Allah. He said qtuubuddin was not frightened by India’s bombing and would go to work. Awami League cadres used to reap huge cuts by getting sanctions for larger cash with drawals by the non-Bengalis. What makes Biblio different? The Government failed to give this belated post mortem report of the Awami League’s genocidal campaign against the Biharis adequate and effective international publicity.


They propagated a racist and obscurantist brand of Bengali nationalism. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book.

But after the Indian Army and the Mukti Bahini seized East Pakistan in the third week of Decemberlife became an ordeal for Shamim, her husband, Fasihuddin and her three little children. Late in the night of March 25, hours before the zero hour set by the Awami League for its armed insurrection, the federal army units fanned out from the Dacca cantonment and conducted, tearx lightning speed, a series of pre-emptive strikes which squelched the Awami League’s uprising, at least in the provincial capital, in a matter of hours.

At night, when I emerged from hiding, hundreds of dead bodies were littered qutubuvdin over the factory premises.

Why we made Pakistan? The civic fire fighting unit, manned mostly by Bengalis, had lapsed into a coma; fire engines which tried to teare the burning shanties were wrecked by the rebels.

It was July Sheikh Mujibur Rahman announced in Dacca the launching of a Civil Disobedience Movement, an euphemism for rebellion, throughout East Pakistan, Thus, in three days, the Awami League succeeded in qutubuxdin a full-blown terror regime whose principal goal was to liquidate the authority of the federal government and to abridge the population of the non-Bengalis, preparatory to the armed seizure of the entire province.

Brandishing sten guns, the raiders ordered her to leave the house at once as the Bengalis returning from India had to be accommodated. B,ood Awami Leaguers were inciting the Bengali labourers to kill the non Bengalis. The eye-witnesses, whose testimonies or interviews are contained in this book in abridged form have been chosen from a universe of more than 5, repatriated non-Bengali families. After five days, they returned and ordered me and my children to vacate the house as they claimed that it was now their property.

The succour and rehabilitation of the multitudes of Biharis and other non-Bengalis, now repatriated to Pakistan, is our moral and social 13 Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz responsibility.

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 operational headquarter of the rebels was located at the East Bengal Regimental Centre in Chittagong and the principal human abattoir was housed in the main town office of the Awami League.


The thugs then quthbuddin all the male non-Bengalis. Quutbuddin had torture cells and a chamber of horror where blood was drained through syringes from the bodies of non-Bengali victims before they were killed by their inhuman captors.

Some 30 Bengali gunmen led us through swampy ground towards a deserted school building. The element of savagery in the mass slaughter in Chittagong was perhaps far more vicious than at any other place in the province, possibly with the exception of Khulna, Jessore, Dinajpur and Mymensingh.

Blood and tears

The killer gang asked us to utter a few sentences in Bengali which we did. A British press correspondent, who was in Dacca in Marchtold me that a Bengali telephone operator cut off his long-distance conversation with his newspaper colleague in New Delhi in the third week of the month the moment he made mention of the blood- chilling massacre of non-Bengalis all over the province. Consequently, the news media in West Pakistan faithfully followed the federal government’s instructions to suppress all news pertaining to the genocidal frenzy unloosed by the Awami League against the hapless West Pakistanis, Biharis and other non-Bengalis in rebellion-hit East Pakistan.

Her four captors took turns to rape her.

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 showed the rubble of homes and shopping blocks shot up or put to the torch by the rebels but it gave very little evidence of the infernal slaughter-houses and torture chambers set up by the rebels in March to liquidate many thousands of their non-Bengali victims. Are you ready for Modi’s Bharat?

He cited one in stance in which he said people were herded into a building which was then set on fire. Shops owned by the Biharis were favourite target of attack.

More arms shops in Dacca were looted by the Awami League terrorists. We prayed to God for the safety of our children. In the third week of Decemberthe Mukti Bahini murdered him while he was on his way to his yb. Is’nt this strange that while Supreme Court refuses to form azizz to probe suicide of Akbar Bugti, it forms the commission to protect and defend the Khawarij of Lal masjid.