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Dec 10,’70: Telegram from Amconsul Dacca to SecState WASHDC

 

 

Subj: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.  Details

 

 

Dec 10,’70: Telegram from Amconsul Dacca to SecState WASHDC

 

 

Subj: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.  Details

 

 

Dec 12,’70: Airgram from Amembassy Islamabad to Department of State

 

 

Subj: Footnotes on Yahya’s visit to China.  Details

 

 

Dec 19,’70: Constitution has to be based on Six-points

 

Dec 21,’70: Quantum of Autonomy by Mutual Accord

 

Dec 23,’70: Airgram from Amembassy Newdelhi to Department of State

 

 

Subj: Indian reaction to arms to Pakistan: Soviet vs. U.S.  Details

 

 

Dec 30,’70: Telegram from Amconsul Dacca to Secstate WASHDC

 

 

Subj: Call on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.  Details

 

 

Jan 11,’71: Awami League alone competent to form Central Government - Sheikh Mujibur

Rahman’s statement at Patuakhali

 

Jan 13,’71: Telegram from Amembassy, Islamabad to Secstate, WASHDC

 

 

Subj: Z.A. Bhutto on Pak/US relations and other subjects.  Details

 

 

Jan 14,’71: Yahya affirms desire for early transfer of power - Nation congratulated on

peaceful polls - President Yahya Khan’s remarks at Dacca

 

Jan 14,’71: Mujib Future Prime Minister - President Yahya Khan’s statement at Dacca

 

Jan 29,’71: Airgram from Amconsul, Dacca to Department of State

 

 

Subj: East Pakistan: Qualitative appraisal of the Awami League.  Details

 

 

Jan 30,’71: Pakistan Peoples Party will strive for viable constitution - Mr. Z.A. Bhutto’s

statement  in Dacca at the conclusion of his three days talks with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

 

Feb 01,’71: Telegram form Amembassy, Islamabad to Secstate, WASHDC

 

 

Subj: Possibility of East /West Pakistan split - China’s role.  Details

 

 

Feb 01,’71:  US ambassador's cable to Sisco          ( PDF )

 

 

Letter from US ambassador in Pakistan to assistant secretary of state Sisco

about the possibility of  East and West Pakistan split  and China’s possible  

role.  Details

 

 

Feb 02,’71: Telegram from Amembassy, Islambad to Secstate, WASHDC

 

 

Subj: Pres. Yahya’s views on Mujibur, Bhutto, and Pakistani politics.  Details

 

 

Feb 03,’71: Statements by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Mr. Z.A. Bhutto

Reacting to the blowing up of the hijacked Indian plane in Lahore

 

 

Mujib warns vested interest - Bhutto explains legal position.  Details

 

 

Feb 04,’71: Airgram from Karachi to Department of State

 

 

Subj: Pakistan Peoples Party on U.S.-Pak relations.  Details

 

 

Feb 08,’71: Telegram from Amembassy, Islamabad to SecState, WASHDC

 

Feb 09,’71: Mujib regrets delay in convening National Assembly session

 

Feb 13,’71: National meets on March 3, Dacca is venue - President’s order

 

Feb 14,’71: A report on the East Pakistan Awami League Working

Committee meeting

 

 

Constitution to be based on 6 and 11 Points - Reiteration by

Awami League Working Committee - Summoning of National

Assembly a step forward.  Details

 

 

Feb 15,’71: Sheikh Mujib cautions against conspiracy - Transfer of power early

 

Feb 15,’71: Mr. Z.A. Bhutto’s declaration in Peshwar

 

Feb 16,’71: National Security Study Memorandum

 

 

Subj: Contingency study on Pakistan- ADDENDUM to NSSM 109.  Details

 

 

Feb 17,’71: Telegram from Amembassy, Islamabad to SecState, WASHDC

 

 

Subj: Conversation with Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in extension

of Karachi conversations.  Details

 

 

Feb 22,’71: Kissinger's memorandum to Nixon          ( PDF )

 

 

Memorandum for the U.S. President from Henry A. Kissinger

about the situation in Pakistan.  Details

 

 

Feb 24,’71: Telegram from the US consul General in Dhaka

 

 

Telegram from U.S. consul general in Dacca to U.S. ambassador in

Islamabad about the Awami League apprehensions.  Details

 

 

Feb 25,’71: Telegram from Amembassy, Islamabad to SecState, WASHDC

 

Mar 01,’71: Memorandum from Harold Saunders and Hoskinson to Kissinger

 

Mar 01,’71: Text of Yahya's press statement

 

 

Yahya puts of national assembly session.  Details   

 

 

Mar 01,’71: Mujib's call for emancipation of Bengalees

 

 

 

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s talk to the pressmen immediately after the parliamentary party

meeting following the announcement of the postponement of the National Assembly

session.  Details

 

 

Mar 02,’71: Shiekh Mujib condemns firing

 

 

 

Sheikh Mujib in a Press statement strongly condemned the killing of unarmed persons

at Farm Gate .  Details

 

 

Mar 03,’71: Mujib’s speech in public meeting

 

 

 

Sheikh Mujib urged the authorities to withdraw the forces from the city and hand over the

power to the elected representatives of the people.  Details

 

 

Mar 03,’71: Mujib rejects invitation

 

 

 

Sheikh Mujibu rejected the invitation of President Yahya Khan to attend the proposed

meeting of the leaders of all the parliamentary groups in the national assembly on

March 10.  Details

 

 

Mar 04,’71: Mujib congratulates people for stirring response to his call

 

Mar 04,’71: Memorandum from the National Security Council staffs to Kissinger.

 

 

Memorandum from Harold Saunders and Samuel Hoskinson of the National Security

Council Staff to the President's Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)

on situation in Pakistan.  Details

 

 

Mar 05,’71: Army Withdrawn to Barracks- East Wing protest continues- Firing in Tongi,

Rajshahi

 

Mar 06,’71: Text of the address to the nation by the President Yahya Khan, broadcast over

Radio Pakistan network

 

Mar 06,’71:  Minutes of Senior Review Group meeting

 

 

The meeting concentrated on the situation in Pakistan. The participants were  Kissinger,

CIA, JCS, NSC and State Department staffs.  Details

 

 

Mar 07,’71: “Minority group obstructing transfer of power” - Statement issued by Sheikh

Mujibur Rahman at Dacca.

 

Mar 07,’71: Statement by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Mar 7- Mujib gives 10 point

Programme.

 

Mar 07,’71: Mujib’s condition for joining National Assembly

 

 

Sheikh Mujib announced his decision to participate in the national assembly

session provided his four-point demand was accepted before the session.  Details

 

 

Mar 10,’71: Cable from U.S. Consul on Pakistan's political crisis

 

 

A cable from U.S. Consul on the subject of Pakistan’s political crisis.  Details

 

 

Mar 11,’71: Keep economy in full gear in the name of Bangladesh: Tajuddin

 

Mar 12,’71: Memorandum from U.S. Embassy in Islamabad to Secretary of State

 

 

Telegram sent by U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on continuing of political crisis in Pak.  Details

 

 

Mar 13,’71: Memorandum from Kissinger  to President Nixon

 

 

A memorandum from the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)

to President Nixon on the subject of situation  in Pakistan.  Details

 

 

Mar 13,’71: Report of the meeting held on march 13, 1971 at Lahore by Minority

Groups in the National Assembly

 

 

National Assembly Minority Groups back Awami League’s four point

demand-plea for interim governments at centre and provinces.  Details

 

 

Mar 13,’71: “Mujib’s demands reasonable”, says Daultana

 

Mar 14,’71: Jamaat leader blames Bhutto for present crisis

 

Mar 14,’71: Martial Law orders issued on March 13,’71: Civilian staff of Defence

in East Wing ordered to join duty

 

Mar 15,’71: Transfer of power to Awami League and PPP in the two wings: Bhutto’s

Demand in case of pre-constitution changes.

 

Mar 15,’71: Memorandum from Sisco to Rogers

 

 

Memorandum from  the Assistant Secretary of State for near eastern

and South Asian affairs Sisco to Secretary of State Rogers on Mujib’s taking over

East Pakistan as Yahya flies to Dacca.  Details

 

 

Mar 15,’71: Announcement of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

 

 

Non-co-operation movement to go on.

Peoples determination commended.

Fresh action programme as struggle enters 3rd week.  Details

 

 

Mar 16,’71: “Pakistan’s Peoples Party cannot be ignored in country’s

governence” Report of a press conference by Mr. Z.A. Bhutto.

 

Mar 16,’71: Minority parties leaders criticise Bhutto’s speech.

 

Mar 16,’71: “Bhutto’s stand contradictory”, says Air Marshal Asghar Khan

 

Mar 16,’71: Wali urges transfer of power to sovereign C.A.

 

Mar 18,’71: Mujib declines to accept probe body

 

Mar 19,’71: Clash near Dacca - Curfew clamped in Joydevpur

 

Mar 19,’71: Mujib condemns firing

 

Mar 19,’71: Dacca talks at cruical stage - Advisers’ meeting follows

Yahya-Mujib talks

 

Mar 22,’71: Victory is ours, says Mujib

 

Mar 22,’71: Daultana, Wali, Mufti resent postponement

 

Mar 22,’71: Agreement subject to our understanding - Z.A. Bhutto’s  press conference

 

Mar 22,’71: “Political crisis will be resolved” - Text of the message of

the President Yahya Khan

 

Mar 24,’71: Mujib warns against bid to impose decision

 

Mar 24,’71: Tajuddin’s call for vigilance

 

Mar 24,’71: “Atmosphere being vitiated” - statement by Mr. Tajuddin Ahmed

 

Mar 25,’71: P.P.P. - A.L. direct talks vital - Mr. Z.A. Bhutto’s press conference

 

Mar,’71: Operation Searchlight

 

Mar 25,’71: Mujib calls for strike

 

 

Sheikh Mujib gave a call for a general strike throughout ‘Bangla Desh’ on March 27th  

as a mark of protest against "  Details

 

 

Mar - 25, ’71, Mujib regrets delay in Political Solution

 

 

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman expressed concern over the regrettable delay in resolving

 

the crisis politically.  Details

 

 

Mar 25,’71: Mujib resumption of jute trade telecom links to function via Manilla

 

Mar 25,’71: “Only way out is to accept Awami League demands in Toto”, statement by

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

 

Mar 25,’71: Mujib regrets delay in political solution - Attempts to divide Bengalees

And Muhajirs condemned

 

Mar 25,’71: Mujib calls for strike on 27th - Protest against army operations

 

 

 

 

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