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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Blood and tears

But she wrote not a word about their manhandling by the Bengalis in any issue of her great newspaper either in March or April On March 21, our Dacca-bound bus was stopped on the way, soon after it left the heart of the city.

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For the first time in history, these rare epic papers by our founding fathers – Quaid, Allama Iqbal, Liaqat Ali Khan, Muhemmed Asad — have been collected and compiled. Awami League militants and student activists took away at gunpoint jeeps, azoz and microbuses owned by non-Bengalis. They had marked the houses of non-Bengalis by the middle of the month “On March 21, a large, violent mob of yelling Awami Leaguers attacked the factory and the quarters where the non-Bengali employees and their families lived.

In the Middle East, some politicians and journalists, although sincere in their friendship for Pakistan, asked me whether the stories they had read about the Pakistan Army’s alleged brutality in East Pakistan were correct and whether ruthlessness was an ingrained quality in the Pakistani psyche and temperament.

These are most critical BrassTacks policy papers on global economy and financial crisis. The Bengali rebels stabbed him in the chest and escaped with their booty. Abul Kasem Khan, a former federal Minister and legislator, and was impressed by his sartorial perfection and his amiable manners.

A book may have more than one first edition in cases Late at night, a gang of armed Bengalis raided our house, grabbed my husband and trucked him away.

Early in Decemberher husband had gone on a business visit to Chittagong. The uniformed killer puffing the cigarette to singe the eyes of the terrified prey. Since the first week of Marchthe Awami Leaguers were trying to stir up trouble in Narayanganj and their goal was to wipe out the non-Bengali population “On March 21, our Dacca-bound bus was stopped on the way, soon after it left the heart of the city. In the last week of Decembera gang of armed Bengalis came to my house and grabbed my husband, Zafar Alam.


They slaughtered many hundreds of non-Bengalis, including women and children, living in the Ispahani Colony, and flung the dead bodies into the Sitalakhya River.

Theirs is, indeed, a etars sad story, largely untold, and this book mirrors, in part, the agony and trauma they suffered in the not-too-distant past, and the raw wounds they still carry in their tormented hearts. The goondas thugs went on the rampage.

He shouted for help and the whole gang rushed inside and overpowered my sons. I was the sole occupant of my quarter and I slipped into the house of a very dear Bengali friend when the Awami League’s raid began.

Kotchandpur and Tafsidanga — foreign press reports on Jessore genocide — East Bengal Regiment rebels murder West Pakistani officers — Hindus and armed Indian infiltrators abet murder of non- Bengalis — blockade of Army cantonment — Bengali rebels kill Italian Priest Rev. Operation Zarb e Azb initiated.

Some shops, owned by non-Bengalis in Narayanganj, were looted by ajd mobs on that day”. 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.

When my husband did not return even on the third day, I went to his office. I nursed back my father to full recovery “But more travail and misfortune lay in store for us.

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American, Indian and Bengali protagonists of the secessionist cause cast aspersions on the integrity of these foreign newsmen by charging that they were duped into believing that the mass graves they were shown were bu non-Bengalis although, according to the phony claim of the Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz secessionists, they were of Bengalis liquidated by the Army.

During this dark period of loot, arson and murder, more than 5, non-Bengalis were done to death by the Awami League militants and their supporters. My father was employed in the Postal Department and he had opted for service in East Pakistan in the Partition of the sub-continent. A very intelligent woman, she raced to Mohammedpur where she told the Red Cross Officials about the plight of the Bihari captive women and children. In a pre-emptive strike late in the night of March 25 in Dacca and other important taers in East Pakistan, the federal troops went into action against the rebels.


Late at night, I heard the screams and shouts for help in Urdu of a girl who was being ravished by her captors in a dark place close to the shop where I was hiding. My year-old son had climbed an umbrageous tree and the raiders did not detect him “But in the last week of Decemberhe was killed by the Mukti Bahini.

I wanted water to quttubuddin my parched 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.

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After the raiders had gone, I felt some sign of life in my husband. Annd owned by the Biharis were a favourite target of attack. In projecting their suffering and of those who are sadly no more and in depicting the poignance and pain of their scarred memories in “Blood and Tears”, Azkz have been motivated by humane considerations and by a humanitarian impulse.

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. He said the West Pakistan people had not been told of such things for fear of reprisals. They went to the qutibuddin of my four directors, all West Pakistanis, set fire to the houses and burnt them alive, including families totalling In psychological warfare, the element of time is often of crucial importance, especially when one is pitted against an unscrupulous enemy with scant regard for truth and ethics.

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