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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Unfortunately, however, the practice appears to have persisted even when it became possible to make proper logistic arrangements. How Pakistan Negotiates with the United States: The Army virtually continued to control civil administration”. I never stopped anybody coming to see me.

Raina Sartaj Singh J. The first report is never published and kept as highly classified documents because of its potentially adverse effects on the military’s at that time low-institutional morale and fear of a backlash. An editorial entitled, ” Gen 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.

The evidence of Maj. Mustafa and Brigadier-Generals G. After analysing the evidence brought before the Commission, we came to the conclusion that the process of moral degeneration among the senior ranks of the Armed Forces was set in motion by their involvement in Martial Law duties inthat these tendencies reappeared and were, in fact, intensified when Martial Law was imposed in the country once again in March by General Yahya Khan, and that there was indeed substance in the allegations that a considerable number of senior Army Officers had not only indulged in large scale acquisition of lands and houses and other commercial activities, but had also adopted highly immoral and licentious ways of life which seriously affected their professional capabilities and their qualities of leadership.


We regret we cannot regard the reply given by Maj.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report

I hamod not so before. Niaziand Rao Farman Ali all died in H Ansari Witness NO. 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.

It is, therefore, imperative that deterrent action should be taken by the Government, wherever it is justified by the facts, in order to maintain the high moral standards and rfport for which the Muslim Army of Pakistan was hakood proud before degeneration set in.

Muktijuddho e-Archive Artistic depictions Awards and decorations. Niazi during his appearance before us, and he naturally denied them. The driver of the truck produced a chit reading “released by Major Maddad. Ijaz Ahmad Witness No.

Originally, there were 12 copies of the report. I told ADC to Gen. The report accused the army generals of what it called a “premature surrender” and said the military’s commisino involvement in running the government after was one reason for the corruption and ineffectiveness haood senior officers. That single report was handed over to the governmentwhich forbade its publication at the time.


This appears to us to be the genesis of the looting alleged to have been indulged in by the Army in East Pakistan. Niazi also because of the unsettled conditions obtaining in the Wing. US Institute of Peace Press. There was a parallel Martial Law administration at all levels.

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Real decisions in all important matters still lay with the Army. However, we observed, in Paragraph 35 of that Chapter, that “as commiion have not had the opportunity of putting these allegations to Lt.

Jehanzeb Arbab, former Commander 57 Brigade. A Wahid Witness No.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission

Saleemullah, who was commanding A Brigade in East Pakistan, “prolonged commitment on Martial Law duties and interment security roles had affected the professional standards of the Army. Aziz Ahmad Khan Witness No. I remember the first picture of the new Cabinet. R Shariff Witness No.