Pakistan has not yet apologized for the 1971 massacre in Bangladesh. After 50 years, the Minister of State for External Affairs of the Bangladesh Government, Shahariyar Alam has once again demanded an official apology from Pakistan. He raised this demand during a meeting with the newly appointed Pakistani Ambassador to Bangladesh Imran Ahmed Siddiqui. It is said that during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, about 3 million innocent Bangladeshis were killed by the Pakistani Army.
Pak army massacred on the instruction of Yahya Khan
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her speech at the United Nations in 2017, presented the bitter truth of General Yahya Khan’s army massacre to the world. Taking a dig at Pakistan, he said that Yahya Khan’s army launched a heinous military operation in 1971, killing three million innocent people in the massacre during the liberation war. The Pakistan Army had launched a sudden attack on Bangladesh, then East Pakistan, in midnight of 25 March 1971, after which the war started and the war ended on 16 December. Officially, the 9-month war killed 3 million people. Hasina said, in the liberation struggle of 1971, we saw the extreme form of genocide.
’20 thousand women from Bangladesh exploited’
In the 9-month liberation war against Pakistan, 30 lakh innocent people were killed, and more than 20000 women were exploited by Yahya Khan’s army. “The Pakistan Army started the heinous operation searchlight on March 25, which was the beginning of the 1971 massacre,” he said. The intellectuals were brutally murdered. In fact, the Pakistani army started killing Bangladesh intellectuals to crush the rebellion led by Bangabandhu. Under this, writers, teachers, doctors, scientists were picked up from their house in the night and they were brutally murdered. Two million mothers and sisters lost their sons and brothers.
Rangeela Yahya Khan was fond of alcohol and women
Yahya Khan was fond of liquor and women responsible for killing 3 million people of Bangladesh. According to BBC reports Yahya Khan was called ‘Ladies Man’. Yahya Khan had friendships with many women. The closest female friend of the Pakistani dictator was Aklim Akhtar, popularly known as ‘General Rani’. Malka-e-Tarannum used to call Nur Jahan as Yahya Khan ‘Noori’. Nur Jahan also used to call Yahya ‘Sarkar’. Yahya Khan was a colorful dictator who was very fond of alcohol. Yahya Khan used to start drinking alcohol from 8 in the night and was completely out of control by 10 o’clock. This was the reason why his orders given after 10 pm were not followed.