K M Shafiullah

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Who is K M Shafiullah?

Major General Kazi Mohammad Shafiullah was the 2nd Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army. During the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, he was the Second in Command of Second East Bengal Regiment that revolted with six officers on the night of March 25, 1971. He became one of three brigade commanders, leading what was called the "S-force" during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.

He was appointed as Chief of Army Staff from 1971 to 1975. Following the assassination of Sheikh Mujibir Rahman and the takeover bya military government, he retired from politics. He accepted an ambassadorial appointment overseas.

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  • Shafiullah
  • Bangladesh

on July 23, 2013


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