‘Truth should be informed about 1971 genocide of Bengalis’


ISLAMABAD:

It’s crucial to eliminate the parable of genocide of three million Bengalis by Pakistan Army in 1971, mentioned Group Captain (retd) SM Hali, Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) whereas shedding gentle on the launch of the ebook “Tormented Truth 1971 and Beyond…” of which he’s the creator, on the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on Tuesday.

The occasion was attended by diplomats, dignitaries, students, college students, journalists, and other people from all walks of life. Director-General ISSI Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry welcomed the chief visitor, General (retd) Ehsan-ul-Haq, Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military), distinguished viewers and members.

Hali noticed that the parable was a part of Bangladeshi syllabus, including “reality should be informed to the world”.

“We acknowledge that Bangladesh is a reality, and it has been thriving,” the creator mentioned. “We Pakistanis are proud of their success but still, truth must be told as the old wounds are opened every few years.”

Shedding gentle on the ebook’s contents, he mentioned it particulars the information behind the dismemberment of Pakistan in 1971.

Hali concluded his remarks by inviting each the perimeters to move ahead with the message of friendship.

The DG ISSI expressed his utmost delight on the protection of a fairly uncared for topic within the historical past of Pakistan, and congratulated the creator for the trouble.

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He recalled his teenage years when the unlucky occasion of 1971 occurred and mentioned it was a tormented historical past through which management of the time shared a accountability.

“Their actions provided India the opportunity to dismember Pakistan,” Chaudhry mentioned, condemning the unlawful and immoral Indian intervention in Pakistan’s inner affairs.

Speaking on the event, Director ISSI Dr Saif-ur-Rehman Malik lauded the creator and highlighted that the institute, beneath the steering of its DG, has thus far carried out 16 main occasions involving nationwide and worldwide audio system.

More not too long ago, he added, it produced a ebook titled: “India’s Relations with Neighbours: Cooperation or Confrontation?”, masking India’s international relations with its neighbours.

Expressing his views, Senator Javed Jabbar requested as to why would reality be related to torment because it was alleged to be stunning and supreme, revealing all the things.

He added that reality generally is a supply of nice ache and it, generally, can’t be born. “Sometimes, the reality is distorted because it has been since 1971, including 1971 will stay a supply of disturbing reminiscence.

“Hali has made an extensively researched effort and added further literature to the subject,” he mentioned.

Jabbar famous that the creation of Bangladesh didn’t reject the truth of Muslim nationalism in South Asia. Even the Article 2A of Bangladesh Constitution mentioned that the state faith will stay Islam.

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Ambassador Salahuddin Chaudhry mentioned that being an individual of Bengali origin, he adopted the recommendation of his father (Vice Chancellor International Islamic University) to remain in Rawalpindi.

He shared his private recollections of Hindu Bengalis and other people of India tormenting the individuals of East Pakistan, particularly those that had a patriotic view of Pakistan. He praised the creator for his labourious analysis and worthy evaluation.

Shedding gentle on the topic, Air Vice Marshal (retd) Zubair Alam, Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), mentioned he was a member of the workforce who wrote the official historical past of the Pakistan Air Force, known as the “The Story of the PAF”.

He additional mentioned he took half within the 1971 Indo-Pak War when he flew C-130 transport plane in fight assist and airfield assault operations. Prior to that, he additionally took half within the flood reduction operations in 1970 by flying from West to East Pakistan.

Alam lamented that continental transport was rendered not possible by the militants and the miscreants of Mukti Bahini, skilled and supported by India.

General (retd) Ehsan-ul-Haq made a glowing ovation and congratulated the creator for such an exquisite scholarship of unbiased and goal literature.

“We should adopt the policy of forgetting and forgiving,” Haq mentioned and urged that the individuals of Pakistan to move forward by studying from the previous errors.

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