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What was once East Pakistan

Syed Shahid Husain

What was once East Pakistan

by Syed Shahid Husain

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Published by Oxford University Press in Karachi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSyed Shahid Husain
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS384+
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24425981M
ISBN 109780195477153
LC Control Number2010343336

EAST PAKISTAN. Near Burinda. December Pakistani army at war with India over Bangladesh. Pakistani soldiers drag the corpse of an Indian soldier, killed in.   L. Rushbrook Williams' "The East Pakistan Tragedy", a book about Bangladesh's (i.e., East Pakistan's) struggle for independence, was not at all what I was expecting when I first started reading it. Almost everything I have ever read about Bangladesh's War of Independence in has repeated ad nauseam how the military junta in [West] Pakistan.

  In this book, General Niazi attempts to hide the fact that it was his cowardice that cost the secession of East Pakistan. Niazi is the same soldier who saluted the Indian Army Chief while surrendering in the former East should have fought and died like a true soldier, not given up against a bitter s: Operation X: The Untold Story of India’s Covert Naval War in East Pakistan is a book to read this season. Operation X: The Untold Story of India’s Covert Naval War in East Pakistan is a book to read this season, it is written by Captain M.N.R Samant and Sandeep Unnithan. The book is published by Harpercollins and it was released on 30th.

The Pakistan Movement or Tahrik-e-Pakistan (Urdu: تحریکِ پاکستان ‎ – Taḥrīk-i-Pākistān) was a political movement in the first half of the 20th century that aimed for and succeeded in the creation of the Dominion of Pakistan from the Muslim-majority areas of British India.. Pakistan Movement started originally as the Aligarh Movement, and as a result, the British Indian.   "The book might generate fresh discussion on the still live and controversial issue of the separation of East Pakistan. It should prompt a reappraisal of the role of Yahya's regime as well as of other military and autocratic rulers that have interfered with the growth of the political democratic process in Pakistan."--Dawn..".the most definitive personal account of the war "--Newsline Reviews: 6.


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Syed Shahid Husain was a middle level civil servant sent from West Pakistan to work in civil administration of a district in East Pakistan. He had sufficient seniority in the administration to provide him a front row seat to What was once East Pakistan book the events as they unfolded and an insider perspective of the events that led to the birth of Bangladesh.4/5.

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