Sanjukta Mukti Fouj

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Sanjukta Mukti Fouj
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Abbreviation SMF
Formation March 16, 1996
Type Guerrilla
Legal status
Outlawed
Location Assam
Region served
Assam
Official language
Assamese, English
Parent organization
ULFA

Sanjukta Mukti Fouj (SMF) (Assamese: সংযুক্ত মুক্তি ফৌজ) is the military wing of the banned outfit ULFA in Assam, India. It was formed on March 16, 1996. It has three full-fledged battalions – the 7th, 28th and 709th with allocated spheres of operation in HQ- Sukhni, Tinsukia/Dibrugarh and Kalikhota respectively.[1][2] The rest of the battalions are said to be existed only on papers.[1]

Battalions[edit]

This is a list of the battalions along with their allocated operation-spheres.[1]

Name Led by Company Spheres of Operation
7th Battalion HQ - Sukhni
8th Battalion Nagaon
Morigaon
Karbi Anglong
9th Battalion Golaghat
Jorhat
Sibsagar
11th Battalion Kamrup
Nalbari
27th Battalion Barpeta
Bongaigaon
Kokrajhar
28th Battalion Tapan Baruah
Mrinal Hazarika
Prabal Neog
Bijay Chinese
Alpha, Bravo & Charlie Tinsukia
Dibrugarh
109th Battalion Drishti Rajkhowa
709th Battalion Heera Saraniya Kalikhola

Ceasefire of 28th Battalion[edit]

On June 24, 2008, the A and C company of ULFA’s 28th battalion offered unilateral ceasefire and renamed themselves as “ULFA (Pro-Talk)”. This battalion is considered as the backbone of the outfit.[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) - Terrorist Group of Assam". satp.org. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  2. ^ Kaleem, Javed Iqbal (2008-02-11). "Ang ang Bharat ka toot raha hain". Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  3. ^ Talukdar, Sushanta (2008-06-25). "Two companies of ULFA battalion declare ceasefire". The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  4. ^ Kashyap, Samudra Gupta (2008-06-25). "Two ULFA companies declare ceasefire, 58 rebels surrender". Indianexpress. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 

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