Sanjukta Mukti Fouj
|Formation||March 16, 1996|
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. The rest of the battalions are said to exist only on papers.
This is a list of the battalions along with their allocated operation-spheres.
|Name||Led by||Company||Spheres of Operation|
|7th Battalion||HQ - Sukhni|
|28th Battalion||Tapan Baruah
|Alpha, Bravo & Charlie||Tinsukia
|109th Battalion||Drishti Rajkhowa|
|709th Battalion||Heera Saraniya||Kalikhola|
Ceasefire of 28th Battalion
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.
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- Talukdar, Sushanta (2008-06-25). "Two companies of ULFA battalion declare ceasefire". The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-10-05.
- Kashyap, Samudra Gupta (2008-06-25). "Two ULFA companies declare ceasefire, 58 rebels surrender". Indianexpress. Retrieved 2009-10-05.
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