7. Recognition was made in February 1974, which facilitated Bangladesh`s participation in the tripartite meeting under the Delhi Agreement on the basis of sovereign equality. As a result, Dr. Kamal Hossain, Bangladeshi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Swaran Singh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Indian Government and Mr. Aziz Ahmed, Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs of the Pakistani Government, met in New Delhi from 5 April to 9 April 1974 and discussed the various issues mentioned in the Delhi Agreement , including the issue of 195 prisoners of war and the conclusion of the three-part repatriation process. Pakistani prisoners of war in India. 6. As part of this agreement, the tri-return process began on 19 September 1973. So far, nearly three lakhs have been repatriated, which has led to an atmosphere of reconciliation and paved the way for normalization of relations in the subcontinent. The full text of the tripartite agreement signed in New Delhi on 9 April 1974 followed. Signed in New Delhi on April 9, 1974, in three originals, each of which is also authentic.
Although the agreement called for the repatriation of Russian-speaking biharis to Bangladesh, the Pakistani government withdrew its promise to relocate the Community to Pakistan.  This led to the stateless Pakistani community stranded in Bangladesh. 5. Following this declaration, a series of discussions took place between India and Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. These talks culminated on 28 August 1973 in Delhi with an agreement between India and Pakistan, with the agreement of Bangladesh, which provided for a solution to the outstanding humanitarian problems. The Delhi Agreement was a trilateral agreement signed on 28 August 1973 between India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. and only ratified by India and Pakistan.  It allowed the repatriation of prisoners of war and interned officials held in the three countries after Bangladesh`s war of liberation in 1971. The agreement was criticized because Pakistan did not repatriate Urdu spokesmen to Bangladesh and failed to bring to justice 195 high-ranking military personnel accused of being admitted to the war.  Among the PoW, 195 Pakistani military officers detained in India have been identified as the main suspects in war crimes. Pakistan insisted that they be released as one of its main demands. She urged several Muslim countries to refuse recognition of Bangladesh until the release of the 195 officers.
 India preferred their repatriation to Pakistan.