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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In the latter locality glood, houses were set ablaze and most of their inmates — men, women and children — were burnt to death. Some 20 armed men raided my house soon after his death, and looted every article of value. I begged them in the name of God to spare him 35 Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz as I could not even walk and my children were too small.

For a perspective, rea As I spoke Bengali with a perfect Dacca accent and could easily pass for a Bengali, Qutubudein joined the Bengali group of passengers. From March 16 to 23, while General Yahya and Sheikh Mujib engaged in ding-dong constitutional negotiations, the Awami League continued to operate its parallel administration and trained its cadres in the use of automatic weapons at a number of training centres in Dacca and its suburbs.

He was lodged for the night in the Dacca Cantonment under military guard and flown the next day to West Pakistan and interned. The reason was the federal Government’s anxiety to prevent retributive reprisals against the Bengali populace in West Pakistan.

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We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. This silent majority, it seemed, was awed, immobilised and neutralised by the terrifying power, weapons and ruthlessness of a misguided minority hell- bent on accomplishing the secession of East Pakistan. They gears up my son-in-law and my daughter with ropes and they forced her to watch as they slit the throat of her husband and ripped his stomach open in the style of butchers.

The danger of such a reprisal has now been eliminated by the repatriation to Bangladesh from Pakistan of all the Bengalis who wished to go there.

The civic fire fighting unit, manned mostly by Bengalis, had lapsed into a coma; fire engines which tried to reach the burning shanties were wrecked by the rebels.


Dacca became aziiz city of eerie quiet except for the mass meetings held day after day in open places and the parades of chanting demonstrators. Another agent, who smuggled human beings from India to Nepal, charged me a fat sum of money to take us to Kathmandu.

Weeks passed and there was no news of him. Carnage in Parbatipur Non-Bengali Railway employees and families butchered — killings in train from Ishurdi — tearss slaughter of non- Bengalis early in April — Mukti Bahini slayings in December — terrorised women flee to Saidpur. I hesitated and asked for some time to make up my mind. My father was employed in the Postal Department and he had opted for service in East Pakistan in the Partition of the sub-continent. West Pakistanis were branded in these Indian propaganda books as worse than the Huns and the Nazis.

These are most critical BrassTacks policy papers on global economy and financial crisis. Grief in Brahmanbaria Rebels wipe out Bihari women and children herded in dingy jail — carnage of non-Bengalis — hatchetmen escape to India — Sunday Times of London reports Brahmanbaria massacre of non-Bengalis.

All through the first fortnight of March, the process of phased liquidation of the non-Bengali male population was continued in Chittagong and its neighbouring areas.

He gave this pathetic account of the slaughter of non-Bengalis in March in Narayanganj: Bhutto and chanting ‘Joi Bangk’ Hail Bengal and ‘Sadhin Bangla’ Independent BengalSheikh Mujib, on March 2, proclaimed a five-day province-wide general strike; it stopped work everywhere, including all Government offices, closed every shop and halted all mechanical transport, including bicycles.

I headed fears the woods nearby.

In this period of hell and fire, many more thousands of non- Bengalis were butchered en masse. I regret that it was not possible for me to accommodate in this book the many hundreds of other testimonies that I received.

A portion of the Jagannath Hall was used for torturing and murdering kidnapped non-Bengalis. History of Pakistan by Zaid Hamid!

Sign In Register Help Cart. I had practically no news of the mass butchery which was being conducted by the Awami League militants and their accomplices from the East Pakistan Rifles and the East Bengal Regiment in many scores of other cities and towns which were caught in the sweep of a cyclone of fire and death.

Pakistan’s Public Relations difficulties in the United States were compounded by the unremitting hostility of the American press correspondent who were bundled out of Dacca on March Some of my relatives perished in the carnage in our locality.


Many witnesses have opined that the federal Government acted a bit too late against the insurgents. Includes bibliographical references and index In the last week of Marcha killer gang looted many non- Bengali houses in Keraniganj and Munshiganj and murdered some non- Bengali men.

Siddiki, master-minded and supervised the grisly massacre of the non-Bengalis in Chittagong.

The populous Wireless Colony and Qutubucdin Colony bore the brunt of the rebel attack. When the killers came, he told them that he was a Bengali and that he had shut his shop for the day “Acting on his advice, I decided to spend the night in the shop because the road back home was unsafe. But strangely their newspapers and news agencies reported barely a word or two about the spiralling pogrom against the non-Bengalis all over East Pakistan.

My daughter also resisted the attackers but they were far too many and they were well-armed.

Blood and tears

Bood Sponsored Genocide in India. I have incorporated in this book the acts of heroism and courage of 12 Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz those brave and patriotic Bengalis who sheltered and protected, at great peril to themselves, their terror-stricken non-Bengali friends and neighbours.

From March 11 to 15, the day on which General Yahya Khan flew into Dacca for constitutional talks with Sheikh Mujihur Rahman, the Awami League consolidated the parallel administration it had set up in Qutubudddin.

My daughter also resisted the attackers but they were far too many and they were well armed. The Awami League leadership trained its volunteers in the use of firearms, some looted from arms shops and the police armoury and many smuggled from India.

What makes Biblio different? After five days, they returned and ordered me and my children to vacate the house as they claimed that it was now their property.

Another gang of armed Bengalis drove us to a large building where some Bihari women and children, whose husbands had been kidnapped for murder, were lodged.