Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani

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General Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani ( Bengali মুহাম্মদ আতাউল গনি ওসমানী Muhāmmad Ātāul Gani Osamānī ; born September 1, 1918 in Sylhet , † February 16, 1984 in London ) was a Bangladeshi military and politician. He was an East Pakistani commander during the Bangladesh War .

He served in the British-Indian Army during World War II . Osmani joined the Pakistani Army and became a very popular and honest officer. He later joined the Awami League and competed in the election. Osmani won the election and entered the National Assembly . He fought for the secession of East Pakistan and was responsible for the armed forces . After the Bangladesh war ended, East Pakistan became an independent state of Bangladesh. Because the new state was to become a one-party system , Osmani officially protested for democracy. In 1984 he died in a London hospital on cancer .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Siddiq Salik: Witness to Surrender