The 1971 war between India and Pakistan was one of the most significant events in the history of South Asia. It resulted in the birth of a new nation, Bangladesh, from the former province of East Pakistan, which had been fighting for its independence from West Pakistan. The war was also a humanitarian tragedy, as it involved widespread atrocities and millions of casualties. In this article, we will explore the causes, course, and consequences of this war, as well as the role of a courageous journalist, Siddiq Salik, who exposed the truth about the Pakistani army's brutal campaign in East Pakistan.
Witness To Surrender: A Memoir of the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War by Siddiq Salik