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Pakistani-Americans:Don’t be Scammed by Indian Call Centers Who Say They’re with Microsoft

Don’t be Scammed by Indian Call Centers Who Say They’re with Microsoft
















Don’t be fooled by the “virus” phone scam or you could loose either valuable information on your computer, or even have your computer frozen until you buy expensive antivirus software.

We discovered this scam earlier this year when we received a call from someone saying they were from Microsoft. In a very thick Indian accent, the male caller told us that they had detected a virus on our computer and if not fixed, the computer would be unusable.

We only have one older PC in our household as our other computers are Apple so we eventually picked up that this was bogus due to the suspicious script-like approach the caller took.

A few months later I received another call, and being in no mood for their nonsense, I gave the caller a pretty hard time.

“You mean I have a wirus? Please tell me more about this wirus I have.”

I played around with him a bit, got bored and decided to flat-out call him a scammer. He told me to “Fuck off” and hung up.

Last night, the Indian scammers contacted my in-laws in Plantation with the same song and dance. They were falling for the trap and almost allowed the scammers to view their computer through a remote control program when they eventually became so frustrated understanding his thick accent and hung up.

















Here are the facts: There isn’t anything wrong with your computer (that they can help you with) and the caller does not work for Microsoft, so don’t give these callers access to the data on your computer.

If you allow these scammers to have access to your computer, they will do one or more of the following:

Infect your PC with a Trojan Virus
Infect your PC then request money to clean it up – sometimes up to $400 a year.
Steal your files, folders, passwords and other secure information
Use your computer to attack other systems.
Microsoft said in a statement that they do not make unsolicited phone calls to help you fix your computer.

The scam has been around since 2009 in England and Australia and has moved over here. So if  you have elderly relatives using a computer either in Coral Springs or elsewhere, please make sure they do not fall for this scam.




























September 22, 2012

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India’s Election Remakes our World by Martin Wolf, Financial Times



 “First, India has shown yet again the signal virtue of democracy: the peaceful transfer of legitimate power. That this is possible in such a vast, diverse and poor country is an inspiring political achievement……

Second, Indians have rejected the dynastic politics of the Congress party, which, alas, brought to a sad end the distinguished public service of Manmohan Singh, a man I have known and admired for four decades……

Third, Mr Modi truly is a self-made man……Indians have chosen a man who promises to improve their lives. He is not chosen for his origins. That is testimony to India’s transformation over the past quarter of a century…..

This election might prove to be a big step towards the economic modernisation of India that was relaunched in 1991. But this round of reforms will also be far harder than those were…..Mr Modi remains an enigma. He is a man of action, a nationalist and a committed member of the Hindutva movement. It is hard to believe he would match Mr Singh’s emollient reaction to Pakistan’s promotion of terrorism. It is impossible to know what he might mean for India’s communal relations. Nobody knows either how far he feels obliged to the business people who funded his campaign


The captioned article in today’s FT is excellent and points towards the same issues that our policy makers should be focussing on .

India’s Election Remakes our World

By Martin Wolf

Modi must accelerate economic progress to benefit the vast majority, not just the elites

©Ingram Pinn

An Indian economist, has written to me that India’s recent election is “the most momentous election in world history”. I disagree: the elections of Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt were more significant.

But the idea is not absurd. India’s population is 1.27 billion. Soon it will overtake China as the most populous country. If the election of Narendra Modi were to transform India, it would transform the world.

It is already possible to identify at least three ways in which the Indian election is remarkable.

FirstIndia has shown yet again the signal virtue of democracy: the peaceful transfer of legitimate power. That this is possible in such a vast, diverse and poor country is an inspiring political achievement.

Second, Indians have rejected the dynastic politics of the Congress party, which, alas, brought to a sad end the distinguished public service of Manmohan Singh, a man I have known and admired for four decades. The most important Congress-led government since the days of Jawaharlal Nehru was that of Narasimha Rao in the early 1990s, under whom Mr Singh served as reforming finance minister. If Mr Modi succeeds, it will be because he builds on that foundation. Congress still has the best chance of being the strong secular party India needs, but only if it liberates itself from its dependence on the Gandhi family.

ThirdMr Modi truly is a self-made man. Even though his party won just 31 per cent of the vote, he has gained an overwhelming majority in the lower house. He has done so by promising to spread the perceived successes of Gujarat to the rest of the country. There is debate in India over whether Gujarat is the model it is alleged to be. Yet that is not the main point. What matters more is that Indians have chosen a man who promises to improve their lives. He is not chosen for his origins. That is testimony to India’s transformation over the past quarter of a century.

The outgoing government is condemned as a failure. Yet, as Shankar Acharya, former chief economic adviser to the Indian government in the 1990s, points out, “economic growth has averaged 7.5 per cent a year, the fastest in any decade in Indian history. This rapid growth in gross domestic product has raised average income . . . by nearly 75 per cent in real, inflation-adjusted rupees.” This sounds good. But, he adds, it also hides the truth.

Growth slowed sharply over the past three years “because of the cumulation of bad economic policies”, while consumer price inflation has risen to between 9 and 11 per cent over the past five years. At the same time, Mr Acharya says, the government’s policies became steadily worse. He points to exorbitant spending on subsidies for oil, food and fertilisers, wasteful entitlement programmes, exorbitant pay settlements and huge fiscal deficits. Other failures include the refusal to lift disincentives to employment, crony capitalism, capricious regulation, retrospective taxation, excessive jumps in food procurement prices and corruption.

Mr Acharya argues that all this has contributed to a daunting legacy: a failure to create jobs for the 10 million young people entering the job market each year; stagnation in manufacturing; inadequate infrastructure; huge overhangs of incomplete projects; vulnerability of agriculture due to water stress; badly run entitlement programmes; the weakening of the country’s external finances; and further deterioration in the quality of governance itself.

Mr Acharya is a sober analyst of Indian economic realities, who worked closely with Mr Singh in the 1990s. His damning assessment is persuasive. Yet India can surely do better. The latest estimates suggest that GDP per head is just a tenth that of the US, and half that of China. It must be possible for this country to catch up even faster.

Mr Modi has above all been elected to accelerate development. But if one recalls the failure of his Bharatiya Janata party’s “India shining” campaign of a decade ago, he must do so in ways seen to benefit the vast majority of the population, not just its elites.

It is not clear whether Mr Modi can rise to such big challenges in this vast and complex country. His motto – “less government and more governance” – has caught the public mood. Yet it is not clear what this will mean in practice.

An analysis by JPMorgan suggests that in fact “there is a remarkable convergence of broad economic thinking” between the two main parties. The difference, if so, might be more in implementation, an area Mr Modi’s supporters also stress. This suggests that the goods and services tax (a national value added tax) might be put into effect, investment projects might be accelerated, energy prices might be liberalised, shares in public enterprises might be sold – albeit without full privatisation – and fiscal consolidation might be accelerated.

This would be to the good, but probably not enough to bring about the needed acceleration of growth and jobs generation. Vital further reforms would be in employment regulation, education and infrastructure, with a view to making India a base for labour-intensive manufacturing. With Chinese wages rising, this is a plausible ambition. Improvement in the administration of law is crucial. Agriculture needs big advances, including a more modern supply chain. The states need to be forced to compete with one another for people, capital and technology.

This election might prove to be a big step towards the economic modernisation of India that was relaunched in 1991. But this round of reforms will also be far harder than those were. It is not now just a matter of pulling the state out of the way. It is more about making the government an effective and honest servant of the Indian people. This challenge is possibly an order of magnitude more daunting than those Mr Modi once overcame in Gujarat.

Mr Modi remains an enigma. He is a man of action, a nationalist and a committed member of the Hindutva movement. It is hard to believe he would match Mr Singh’s emollient reaction to Pakistan’s promotion of terrorism. It is impossible to know what he might mean for India’s communal relations. Nobody knows either how far he feels obliged to the business people who funded his campaign. But one thing is sure: India has a new game. Pay attention.


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From Mohamed to Mohandas



Pakistan - The Machinery Of War by Skulz Fontaine









From Mohamed(PBUH) to Mohandas

Last updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 12:08 AM


Tariq A. Al-Maeena







Secular India suits only the Hindu majority in India or so it seems according to some of the minorities living there.  Democratic principles rarely apply to the minorities making it a sham to refer to India as the world’s largest democracy.  Members of minority communities are often maligned and under pressure. 

A recent report by Al-Jazeera highlighted how some of these pressures are subtly applied to everyday living.   Shaikh Azizur Rahman, a writer for the multimedia organization, illustrates a peculiar phenomenon by which minorities are ostracized.   He writes: “Begum, a Muslim, changes her appearance every morning before she leaves her home, 50km east of Kolkata, to travel to the West Bengal capital where she works as a housekeeper in a private hospital.”

Begum, a female in her 30s said: “Through the day in the hospital, I maintain this Hindu appearance. Everyone there knows me as Hindu and calls me ‘Lakshmi’ – a popular Hindu moniker.  When I did not succeed in getting a job, I followed the advice of some friends and posed as a Hindu. Soon I landed this job in a hospital.”

She also declared that the hospital administration had asked her to recruit more female housekeepers from her village. “When I told them there were Muslim women who were looking for jobs, they said it would be better if I brought non-Muslim candidates,” she said.

Shaikh also highlights the situation of Noorjahan Khatoon, 42, who lives in a suburban slum and works as a domestic cook in a Hindu household in an upscale Kolkata neighborhood.  She says that none of her close relatives even know where she is employed.

Khatoon, who dresses herself up with conch bangles and applies vermilion powder on the partition of her hair to keep up a Hindu appearance, says: “My children do not know in which colony I work, let alone the identity of my employer. I don’t share any information about my workplace with anyone. I am sure if my employers learn I am Muslim, I will be fired.”

These two cases are not unique in India.  Muslims throughout India claim that they face “religious discrimination in the country’s Hindu-dominated job market.”  The Muslims who have secured jobs pretending to be Hindus by changing their names or appearance “are fiercely secretive about their place of work.”

The unfortunate death of a domestic helper in the home of a member of parliament in New Delhi led to the discovery by police that the victim was a Muslim woman from West Bengal working there while wearing Hindu attire.

The Al-Jazeera report asserted that “during interrogation, the manager of a New Delhi-based private placement agency told police he had introduced the woman as a Hindu, and he had done likewise with several other Muslim candidates to get them jobs in the national capital.”

The manager of a domestic help placement agency in Kolkata, Sudhin Bose, admitted that a large number of Muslims find employment in the city by pretending to be Hindus. “Nearly all clients in my agency are Hindu and most of them prefer not to employ Muslims. More than half the job-seekers our agency placed were Muslims from nearby villages and city slums. Often we introduced them as Hindus to our Hindu clients – and they got the jobs. I am sure many placement agencies adopt such secret policies out of mutual interest to help Muslims find jobs in the city,” Bose added.

The charges of religious bias are given credence by a study of a government appointed commission in 2005 to determine whether Muslims were disadvantaged in social, economic and educational terms.  The commission’s findings revealed that “the socio-economic condition of most Muslims in India was as bad as that of the Dalits, who are at the bottom rung of the Hindu-caste hierarchy, also referred to as the untouchables.”

Ayesha Pervez, an activist on minority issues who has conducted studies on India’s Muslims in the marketplace, says that “job-seeking Muslims face the hurdle of discrimination in most sectors.”

“The discrimination, which is nothing but religious identity-based exclusion, exists in organized government sectors too. In West Bengal, Muslims constitute 27 percent of the population. But their representation in state-government jobs is as low as four percent,” Pervez asserted to Al Jazeera.

“Workplace discrimination forces Muslims to adopt fake Hindu identities. Because of this discrimination, most Muslims are unable to upgrade their standard of living. Widespread prejudice against Muslims also keeps them from living in urban India,” Pervez added.

Apart from the economic barriers, minorities have faced “increasingly hostility” in several states in the past couple of decades. This is  the result of the increased aggression of Hindu nationalist organizations, claims activist Ram Puniyani.

Following the 2002 communal violence in the state of Gujarat when more than 1,000 people, mostly Muslims, were killed in brutal ethnic violence while the state chief minister Narendra Modi sat idly by, several right-wing Hindu organizations were encouraged to begin a public campaign asking that “Hindus boycott Muslims in all day-to-day dealings.”

Puniyani says that “such a phenomenon leads to a fear psychosis among the targeted community.  This feeling of insecurity among Muslims is intensified by the increased economic challenges to make both ends meet – with livelihood issues on one hand and a social divisiveness, leading to ghettoization on the other. Such ghettoization of Muslims in cities like Mumbai and Ahmadabad clearly shows how the mutual trust among communities has vanished. And so the socio-economic enhancement of the minority community has stalled.”

Such steps toward the marginalization of minorities do not provide a positive outlook for a democratic and secular India.  Only when the rights of all are protected,

and a Mohamed is not forced to change his name or his ways to a Mohandas to earn a living, can India liberate itself from such shackles and rightfully assume the mantle of a democracy.

(It is all just Hindutawa) 
If our brother Kaleem Khawaja Sb. and other Muslim brothers of India are ignorant of the facts, what Mohsin Naqvi Sb. pointed out in a simple way, than what we can do… Here are the facts, written by a Christian Author, belongs to India, just read this abstract taken out from his long article. If you want to clarify anything you can contact the author, I am also sending this mail to him in cc: with the request to enlighten these facts in a little more details for our Indian brothers:

Subject Line:

Do Not allow any Indian Muslim to get Government jobs , central or state level , 2 Do not allow to Indian Muslim to get Refineries petrochemical oil gas official ,middle officer , managements jobs of India, 3 Do Not allow Indian Muslims to get high % marks , in Exams like MBBB.MD, BSc , MSc ,, BTech, MTech, only give them 3rd,2 div degree , only , do NOT give ,70% 80%, 90%,99.9% degree , allow them to get just Lowest degree , make it all possible to supply A3 Paper list of Hindu students to all Examiners ,exam copy checker of BSc, MSc, MTech .Btech ,MBBS,MD ,of India (those are mainly Hindu only ) and ask them to provide more them 75% marks to normal and just above Hindu students hence on basis of these High % degree they (Hindu students ) will able to get Good official jobs government jobs , management jobs in INDIA, Saudi Arabia , UAE, USA, EU UN ,Japan, Korea , Australia , Africa ,

Author: Ruhel Chisty MRACI CChem A <rchisty2013@gmail.com>

((   I have Two publications Against Weapon of mass destruction =WMD, against Al-Qaida , many  against Hindutava terrorist  ,Indian terrorists   )) I=http://www.whoswhoregistry.org/wpbdm-directory/ruhel-chisty-mraci-cchem-a   ))   

( real life’s   Article  for  Saudi  Arabia    King Abdulla  and its  Ministry of  Labor,  shoura  council members  of KSA)  )

Title  :   1  Saudi  Arabia , ,Oman ,  Qatar ,  UAE  = Abu Dhabi  ,    Kuwait ,  Braham  there  are  80  lacks    Indian  working on  Indian  pass port  , ,  from this   89%    Management  posts , High salary  (10,000  Saudi Riyal   per month  to  30,000  Saudi  Riyal  per month  )     jobs  of   Saudi  Arabia , ,Oman ,  Qatar ,, filled  by   Hindu  only  , like  Manager ,  Sr  engineers  ++ , on INDIAN pass port  ,     by  use  of   ggheewala,  jerry Varghese   plus  other   HR  agents  in Mumbai  via  ordering  then  from   North  Block, PMO =www.pmindia.nic.inhm@nic.in that sent  only  Hindu  Resume s  for  Higher  posts  in  Saudi  Arabia,  UAE,  +=  and  for lower post like  meson,   taxi  driver  .,,  sent   Indian  Muslims  Indian christen resume ,  !!??  its  I seen  in real  in  my Life  1990  to 2014  jan  in ME=Gulf   Jobs  captured  by  Hindu =Indian  !!??    (  INDIA =  a  Hindu  Nation  of  1.50   Billions  Hindu voters  , ))  


2   in 1989  , when  I =Minority by   birth  in India , =Christen  , doing   BSc=Graduate    with  75%  Physics  , 74%   Chemistry  ,  60%  Maths,  Indian  rich   Hindu think tank  distributed  yellow  pamphlets  with   news  papers  , to  all   Indian   Hindu =1.1  Billions  Hindu  that time ,  homes   by  telling  them  following points  , 

1   Do  Not allow  any   Indian Muslim    to  get  Government jobs  ,  central or  state level , 

2 Do not  allow to  Indian Muslim to get  Refineries  petrochemical oil gas  official  ,middle officer  , managements   jobs  of   India,  

2   Do  Not  allow    Indian  Muslims  to  get  high %  marks ,  in Exams   like MBBB. MD, BSc , MSc ,,  BTech,   MTech,   only give them  3rd, 2  div  degree  , only ,  do NOT  give ,70%  80%, 90%,99.9%   degree , allow them  to get  just  Lowest  degree , make it all possible to  supply A3 Paper  list of   Hindu  students  to   all  Examiners  ,exam  copy checker of  BSc, MSc, MTech .Btech ,MBBS,MD  ,of  India  (those  are mainly  Hindu  only  )  and  ask them  to provide  more them 75%  marks  to normal  and  just above  Hindu students  hence on basis  of these  High %  degree  they(Hindu  students )  will  able to get  Good official jobs government  jobs  ,  management  jobs    in  INDIA,  Saudi  Arabia , UAE,  USA, EU UN  ,Japan,  Korea  , Australia ,  Africa  , 

3   Published  Hindu  student   any research paper  in  Indian  journals  all   of  science ,  technology  ,medical  , ++  , research papers  , news  papers  ., so  that  they will able to  get  Jobs  , Degree  from USA,  EU  ME =Gulf  as  professors  , lectures  engineers  doctors  ,  on basis  of this  published , 

3  Do  Not   allow   Indian Muslims  to get  Jobs  in  private as  well  ,  like  Infosis,  Tata  ,  Reliance  ,  Birla  ++

4   Do  Not  allow    Indian Muslim  to get PhD  in  Science  ,  Engineering  medical ,

5   Do  Not  allow   any  Indian    Muslims  , girl  to get  Higher  education   jobs, 

6   try  to make  atmosphere  to  make  Indian Muslim  population as  modern slave of  Hindu ,

7  Try  to  do rape ,  Kill of   Indian  Muslim girls   women  any many places  ,   ++

8  do  not  provide   Jobs  of  police , army ,  civil servants ,  doctors,   engineers  ,  professors , lecturer  , to   Indian Muslims ,     and   after   each  year and year  I seen  in real life that  they  did   successful  these  all  things  in  Indian Muslims life  ,  from  1989 to 2003  ,   2014  !!?? 

(in this  all  things  to happened  smoothly  100% successfully   JIC,  IB, MI RAW  CID  , with  ISRO =www.isro.gov.in  based  100 Hindu  satellites  in 1989  did  full support  via  remote sensing  technology  to  this  Hindu  think  tank  and  see  in 1999  what I seen these  all  talks  take place  100%  in  INDIA    =1.50  Billions Hindu voters  ,Hindu nation  ruled by BJP or  congress  of  SP  or  SS ,  or  Akalidal or  TMC ,  ++   , ))

They  left one  corner  here  for  saffron   Indian Muslims  , means  those  vote  BJP  and can do any  crime  , any  riots , any genocides  of    Indian  minorities  with  in hand to hand  with Hindu  killer mob,  ,  to these   saffron   Muslims  these  rich   Hindu of  India  provide  full  money  jobs,  life  prospect  in India  to show  UN  =www.un.org  that  India  have  Mohandas  ,  India  is  a   shameless  democracy  which  have  few  saffron   Indian Muslims families  with  Indian  government jobs,  have  degree,  have  money  ++ to  show  USA, EU,  ME=Gulf  ,  from North India ,  same things   these  Indian Hindu applied  fro  Indian christen also,  

3   India all top posts 99%  of army , Police , Civil servants =Powerful , top politician ++ all top , are with Hindu only , power jobs 99% , top jobs 99%  are with Hindu only !!?? its not from now but from past 20-30-35  years  !!?? ,India 97%  pure money , share ,Stock , Accessets  ,  property  , diamond  , gold , , Rights  ,Industries , big  and small  all  , are with  pure  Hindu only  !!

4     98%  H1 B Visa  ,  Citizenships  , B1  Visa ,  L  Visa  ,J  Visa    ,  Diplomatic  Visas   of  USA ,Europe nation is  with  Hindu only  !!?    only  2%  are  with  Indian  christen and Muslims  !!??


– The author can be reached at talmaeena@aol.com. Follow him on Twitter @talmaeena


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Revisiting the fall of Dhaka

Revisiting the fall of Dhaka 
by Sabena Siddiqi
imgres-2Media reported the hanging of Abdul Quader Molla in Bangladesh, a leading Jamaat-i-Islami leader; the first person to go to gallows for the alleged massacre of 1971. A leading newspaper reported, “Molla’s lawyers had protested the original order, saying the death penalty was awarded based on evidence given by only one prosecution witness, who had also earlier given two different versions of the same event… UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay wrote to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking a stay of the execution, saying the trial did not meet stringent international standards for the death penalty.” (12-12-2013)
A brief revisit to the 1971 genocide is in order. The facts are well detailed in a book Blood and Tears (Published 1974) by historian Qutubuddin Aziz. It details 170 eye witness accounts of atrocities on non-Bengalis and pro Pakistan Bengalis by Awami League militants and other rebels in 55 towns of then East Pakistan between March-April 1971 with photographs. Another interesting book by B Raman; “The Kaoboys of RAW: Down Memory Lane” talks about the role of Israel and Indian intelligence agencies in creation of Bangladesh in 1971. Raman has headed the counter-terrorism branch of India’s intelligence Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
The Indian Express in a piece by Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay, “Didn’t fight on front, yet proud to have helped Mukti Bahini” writes, “Kartik Kumar Ganguly, then a Major, was assigned to help a motley group of people from then East Pakistan — some deserters from the Pakistan Army but largely students, other young civilians, factory laborers and farmers — who formed the Mukti Bahini. His task, he says, was to take care of their various needs and give them courage… Ganguly, one of a number of Indian Army officers who interacted with the mukti joddhas, found them lacking in training but not in enthusiasm…” (Published December 16, 2011) 
Borrowing research from a treatise by Lt. Gen [R] Kamal Matinuddin, “Tragedy of Errors; East Pakistan Crisis 1968-1971” states that the hard core team leaders of Mukhti-Bahini were the deserters, from the Bengali element [officers, junior-commissioned, non-commissioned, and other ranks] composed in the following Army and para-military formations:. Six battalions of East Bengal Regiment 5,000, East Pakistan Rifles [like our Rangers in West Pakistan] 16,000, Razakars 50,000, Bengali in East Pakistan police and allied services 45,000. This is a total of 116,000 forces. 
East-PakistanBy 3rd March 1971 a de facto Bangladesh Government was in place. It was after the March 1971 crackdown by the Pakistan Army in Dacca and later all over East Pakistan that the 6 battalions of East Bengal Regiment as well as the forces above cited deserted and went over to the Indian Army. Colonel [retired] Osmani; the first commanding Officer 1st East Bengal Regiment in 1952 and later been made the Commandant of East Bengal Regimental Centre at Chittagong having retired from Pakistan Army in 1966 organized, with the help of the Indian Army; a militant wing of Awami League in July 1970. It was he who led the march past of the militant Awami League on 23rd March 1971,in front of Shiekh Mujib’s house. On 17April 1971 the Acting President of the defacto Bangladesh Government made him the Commander in Chief of the ‘Bengal Liberation Army’ with a rank of a ‘General.’
Although Pakistan Army had by end of April 1971 regained all border posts in East Pakistan and Bengal Liberation Army had suffered defeat, it was then that the Indian Army moved in. It set up 6 training centers and unlimited cash flow to induce younger student element from East Pakistan to join and be trained. All of these 6 training centers which encircled East Pakistan on the Indian side of the borders were under Brigadiers of Indian Army. Soon after another 70,000 young Bengali students inspired by Bengali patriotism joined these camps for a three week crash course including use of mortars, mines, machine-gun handling as well as use of PRC 25 wireless sets for communication. Selected 600 became the naval wing of Mukhti-Bahini; trained by Indian special forces as ‘Frogmen’ to plant explosives under the ships and take over boats, barrages and launches plying in the rivers of East Pakistan. 
Other radical elements arose as well from the men trained in the 6 Indian training centers. They were a force of 20,000 under the two sons of Sheikh Mujib namely Moin & Kamal and three other i.e. Rafiq, Siraj- ul- Islam & Tofail Ahmed. Yet another set of special forces were led by Major Zia-ur-Rehman [later President of BD] called ‘ZED FORCE’ another was ‘Kay force under Major Khalid Musharaff. Yet another was the ‘S’ force under Major Saifullah, another large force; the ‘Kader Bahini’ was under Abdul Kader Siddiqui who styled himself as the ‘Tiger of Tangail’ and had 20,000 men under him. (Reference ‘Dismemberment of Pakistan’ by Brig. Jagder Singh 1988) General Osmani divided his Mukhti-Bahini force of 1,0000 in ten sectors, each under a former officer of East Bengal Regiment. (Reference ‘ Bangladesh at War’ by Major General Saifullah 1989-page 149). Besides the various Bengali Liberation Army outfits the Indian Army had encircled East Pakistan with a total effective strength of 400,000 men. (Seepages -408,411-418, ‘Roots of Tragedy’ by Brig. Asif Haroon 2005).
Now comes the icing on the cake; the total strength of Pakistan Army was just 45,000 out which the actual fighting arm the infantry had 23,000 men, and 11,000 were men from armour, artillery, engineers, signals and ancillary units. A total of 34,000 men. .The other 11,000 were from civil armed forces like the police and other armed, yet non-combatants outfits who were West Pakistani personnel serving in East Pakistan. [page 52 The Betrayal of East Pakistan by Lt. Gen. A.K Niazi, Oxford Press.1998]
Martin Woollacott in a brilliant book review of Dead Reckoning by Sarmila Bose says, “Bose’s case-by-case arithmetic leads her in the end to estimate that between 50,000 and 100,000 people died in 1971.” He goes on to state, “The wider revision of the conflict’s history she implies exonerates the Pakistani government of any plot to rule the east by force, suggests that the Bengali leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman let the genie of nationalism out of the bottle but could not control it, and insists that the conflict was a civil war within East Pakistan…Yet when she underlines how stretched the Pakistani forces were, how unready they were for the role of suppression that was thrust on them, and how perplexed they were in the face of a Bengali hostility that seemed to them so disproportionate, what she writes rings very true. The killings by Bengalis of non-Bengali minorities, of Bengalis who stuck with the idea of a united Pakistan, and even of some Hindu Bengalis – all of whose deaths were attributed at the time to the Pakistani army – needs to be reckoned in any fair balance.” (The Guardian July 1, 2011)
Who was outnumbered, who committed atrocities upon who is now clear. Lack of research leads to formation of uneducated opinion. It was under these odds that men of Jamiat-e-Islami in counter outfits like Al Badar and Al Shams fought those who wanted to break Pakistan.
Reports announce death of three protesters and two activists from Awami League. These riots were to be expected in light of a very public execution of Molla. The headline of Wall Street Journal tellingly announced, “Bangladesh Executes Opposition Leader”. The hanging of Molla is likely to lead to polarization within the Bengali society. A friend wrote, “The hanging of the JI leader by Bangladesh was nothing but a witch hunt and a state sponsored atrocity!”

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