Recorded by : Dr. M. M. Hussain Atomic Energy Centre,
Recorded at B-174, Khilgaon Chowdhury Para, Dacca Time of recording:
From about 01-30 hours to 09-00 hours To March 26, 1971, with gaps.
That is with them and getting good result; it will take time because
of the nature of the area. Over.
77, how do you hear me? Over
Readable. Have you anything for me? Over. Correction, 77, wait karen, unko, .. who Khod call Karenge..
Control : 77, wait. Out to you, hallo 99, suggest you keep tuned in because otherwise 26 and others will have to give situation twice. Just stay tuned in, there is nothing fresh yet; reserve Line secured and University area still fighting going on. Out.
: Wait for Imam.
: For 77, Imam idhar aye hue hain, aur unke sath who jo mera Imam hain who busy hain, is liye abhi main kuch nehin bata sakta hun. Over.
: Control information mang rahen hain keh keya progress hain, aap patah karke khodhi pass kar den. Over.
: wait. Out to you, hallo, 77. Kmam listening, send your message. Over.
: 77, latest from 88 that he is making progress but there are so many buildings that he has to reduce each one in firing against him. He is using everything that he has got. Over.
: Tell him that his Big Brothers will also be coming shortly, I hope, So these can be utilised for knocking down the buildings. Now, on the other side I think Liaquat and Iqbal is now quiet; am I correct? Over.
: 77 have not heard the completion report but they were much happy about those two. Over.
Control : That is jolly good. Now let the boys keep on announcing in the streets about the curfew, that is number one. Number two, they will keep on saying that all Bangladesh flags will be brought down, and any house which has the Bangladesh flag, the owner will be responsible for the consequences. There will be no black flag, and there will be no Bangladesh flag visible anywhere in the city. And if they are not pulled down then the consequences will be really, really severe. This must be made clear to everyone. Roger. Over.
: 77, Roger, Over.
: 77, Secondly it must be announced also about the road blocks. Any person seen putting up road blocks will be shot on the spot, number one; number two, road blocks put up in any locality, people from that locality will be prosecuted and will houses left and right, left and right of that block will be demolished. This must be made clear to all and to the people themselves, and this must be announced on the speakers throughout the night till the morning, and also tomorrow morning the whole day. Over.
: 77. Wilco. Out to you, hallo 41, did you receive from Imam? Over.
: 41, is Imam listening? Over.
: 41, from Imam. Number one, all black flags… these flags must be brought down by the owners of various buildings; anyone seen flying these flags will be prosecuted. This should be persecuted (sic) and their buildings demolished. This should be announced on your public address system. Roger so far. Over.
: 41, similarly all roadblocks created anywhere will be a criminal offence. Anybody found doing so will be shot on sight. Owners of buildings on either side of a road block will be persecuted (sic) and their buildings demolished. This should also be announced by your roving patrols. Over.
: 41, out to you, hallo 88. Progress. Over.
: 88, Imam on set. Send your message. Over.
: 88, from Imam regarding all Bangladesh flags of black flags, owners of buildings flying these must be warned to remove them at once; otherwise they will be persecuted, correction, prosecuted. Roger so far. Over.
: 88. Wilco. Over.
: 88. Road blocks anywhere will be a criminal offence. Anyone seen indulging in these must be shot at sight. Houses and buildings on either side will be demolished. This should also be announced on your public address system by your roving patrols. Over.
: 88. Wilco. Anything else? Over.
: 88. Did your Imam say that you will require approximately three to four hours to complete the task? Over.
: 88. Yes, approximately three to four hours to thoroughly complete
the task. Over. Control : 88, Imam is now with Imam 26. If you need
further assistance in any manner, you can let him know. Regarding
the Bather elements they have started from their safe positions
and will be able to help you immediately after first light to help
demolish all obstacles in front of you. Over.