April 1971 Colonel M.A.G Osmani was selected as Commander of Bengali armed forces. Organized
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April 1971 Colonel M.A.G Osmani was selected as Commander of Bengali armed forces. Organized resistance began. Mukti Bahini (freedom Fighter forces) became increasingly active. July 1971, Bangladesh forces command was set up.
The Awami League then set up their own plans for a new constitution to achieve an independent for their state. As a result, the plan did not turned well as expected. The Pakistani army took control and Mujib was arrested in March 1971 after a violent results. As result from this civil war, about 9.5 million refugees fleeing to India. This led to military intervention by India on the side of the Mukti Bahini (Bengali ‘freedom fighters’) at the beginning of December. Hence, weeks after that, Pakistan forces…show more content…
The physical distance was insignificant compared to the cultural, economic and environmental difference of two parts. The only connection religion was not enough to balance the enormous disparity created through economic oppression and cultural exploitation. Language issue is the most crucial issue because it was important to have one sole official national language. To some extent, every province was upset as many were favour for Urdu language hence their language will be a second-class language. The government failed to understand deep attachment of Bengalis with their mother language. Urdu was spoken in the West and Bangla was spoken in the East. Therefore, because of this language issue, language movement were set up and riots also took place. In addition, the birth of Bangladesh and separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan was due to cultural differences. Pakistan was a multiracial and poly ethnic country and their social customs differed from the rest which this cultural differences led to the rise of ethics nationalism. It was Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who were aware about this cultural divide.
Moreover, contemptuous attitudes of West Pakistanis towards Bengal made the East Pakistan (the Bengal) felt irritated with them. This can be seen from the attitudes of the government official especially the West