How many East Pakistanis were trained by RAW?

1 lakh East Pakistanis
The RAW trained over 1 lakh East Pakistanis, who led the country to freedom with assistance from the Indian military.

Why did India intervene in East Pakistan?

India’s involvement in Bangladesh Liberation War The Indian government opened the East Pakistan–India border to allow the Bengali refugees to find safe shelter; the governments of West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura established refugee camps along the border.

Who created Mukti Bahini?

The Provisional Government of Bangladesh placed all Bangladeshi forces under the command of Osmani, who was appointed as the defence minister with the rank of Commander-in-Chief as a four star general. Osmani designated the composition of the Mukti Bahini into several divisions.

Who was RAW chief in 1971?

Rameshwarnath Kao
Rameshwarnath Kao (10 May 1918 – 20 January 2002) was an Indian spymaster and the first chief of India’s external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) from its founding in 1968 to 1977.

Is 1971 movie a real story?

1971 is a 2007 Indian Hindi-language war drama film directed by Amrit Sagar, and written by Piyush Mishra and Amrit Sagar, based on a true story of prisoners of war after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. The film features an ensemble cast of Manoj Bajpayee, Ravi Kishan, Piyush Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal and others.

How many soldiers are there in Mukti Bahini?

It was this guerrilla force that kept the Pakistan army on tenterhooks. The total strength of the Mukti Bahini by the end of November 1971 was roughly 70,000, a little over two full divisions of regular soldiers and 50,000 irregulars and guerrillas trained by India.

Who assisted Mujib Bahini?

At its height, it had reportedly 13,000 members. It was organised with the active assistance of Major General Sujan Singh Uban of the Indian Army. Serajul Alam Khan and Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani, Tofael Ahmed and Abdur Razzaq, MP were the organizers of this force….

Mujib Bahini
Allies India
Opponents Pakistan Army

Who is RAW founder?

R. N. Kao
Indira Gandhi
Research and Analysis Wing/Founders