Afsar Bahini

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Afsar Bahini (also known as Afsar Battalion[1]) was a sub group within Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War. Major Afsaruddin Ahmed organized independence fighters in Mymensingh to form this battalion. This battalion collected arms from the Pakistan army and developed liberated area in the region. Major Afsaruddin Ahmed was the Chief of Command of this group.[2][failed verification][3]


  1. ^ "Freedom Fighters". Bangladesh Genocide Archive. Retrieved 2016-04-03.
  2. ^ Mahmud-ur, Rashid (2008-03-23). "Sectors & Armed Forces of the Liberation War 1971". Star Campus. The Daily Star. Volume 2 Issue 61. Retrieved 2008-05-16.
  3. ^ Schendel, Willem van (2009-02-12). A History of Bangladesh. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781316264973.