Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/genocidebangladesh/genocidebangladesh.org/wp-content/themes/canvas/functions/admin-hooks.php on line 160

East Bengal Regiment of Pakistan army in 1971

Mandeep S. Bajwa & Ravi Rikhye


Regimental Flag

  • 1st EBR: Mutinied at Jessore, East Pakistan.
  • 2nd EBR: Mutinied at Joydebpur, East Pakistan.
  • 3rd EBR: Mutinied at Rangpur, East Pakistan.
  • 4th EBR: Mutinied at Comilla, East Pakistan.
  • 5th EBR: Fought in the Ajnala (Punjab) sector in the 1971 War. One of its companies defected en bloc to the Indians, led by their second in command, Subedar Samad Khan. Repatriated to Bangladesh 1975.
  • 6th EBR: Was in the desert sector and was left behind when Pakistan 18th Division concentrated for the Jaisalmer offensive. The battalion was surrounded by a minefield to prevent them from attacking the rear of the Pakistani attack. Repatriated to Bangladesh, 1975.
  • 7th EBR: First posted small parties of its personnel to units of the Frontier Force and later was redesignated 44 FF.
  • 8th EBR: Mutinied at Chittagong, East Pakistan.
  • 9th EBR: Raised under the Mukti Bahani, the Bangladesh liberation army, in 1971.
  • 10th EBR: Raised under the Mukti Bahani, the Bangladesh liberation army, in 1971.
  • 11th EBR: Raised under the Mukti Bahani, the Bangladesh liberation army, in 1971.
  • ,

    Comments are closed.