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Bangladesh Army

Chief of Army Staff

General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, ndc, psc was born on 01 December 1958 in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh. The General was commissioned on 18 June 1978 in Armoured Corps from Bangladesh Military Academy. He has taken over the Command of Bangladesh Army as Chief of Army Staff on 25 June 2015.

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Sector Details

Sector-5

Bangladesh war sectors map

Area

Area from Durgapur to Dawki (Tamabil) of Sylhet District and the entire area up to the eastern borders of the district. The headquarters of the sector was at Banshtala.

Sector Commander

• Major Mir Shawkat Ali (April 10, 1971 – February 14, 1972).

Sub Sector

1. Muktapur (Captain Qazi Faruq Ahmed, Subsector Commander, 16 June 1971 till 1 February 1972; Subedar Mujibur Rahman, Second in Command; Nayeb Subedar Nazir Hussain, Admin in charge(non-combatant)).
2. Dawki (Subedar Major BR Chowdhury, (non-combatant)).
3. Shela (Captain Helal).
4. Bholaganj (Lieutenant Taheruddin Akhunji).
5. Balat (Sergeant Ghani, Captain Salahuddin and Enamul Haq Chowdhury).
6. Barachhara (Captain Muslim Uddin).
7. Captain Abdul Mutalib was in charge of Sangram Punji (Jaflong) until 10 May 1971.