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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-8

Bangladesh war sectors map

Area

In April 1971, the operational area of the sector comprised the districts of Kushtia, Jessore, Khulna, Barisal, Faridpur and Patuakhali. At the end of May the sector was reconstituted and comprised the districts of Kuhstia, Jessore, Khulna, Satkhira and the northern part of Faridpur district. The headquarters of the sector was at Benapole.

Sector Commander

• Major Abu Osman Chowdhury (April 10 – July 17, 1971).
• Major M A Manzoor (August 14, 1971 – February 14, 1972).

Sub Sector

1. Boyra (Captain Khondakar Nazmul Huda).
2. Hakimpur (Captain Shafiq Ullah).
3. Bhomra (Captain Salahuddin, Captain Shahabuddin).
4. Lalbazar (Captain AR Azam Chowdhury).
5. Banpur (Captain Mostafizur Rahman).
6. Benapole (Captain Abdul Halim, Captain Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury).
7. Shikarpur (Captain Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, Lieutenant Jahangir).