Siraj Sikder Works: Circular no.1 of the Chairman of the Supreme Commanders of the Armed Patriotic Force of East Bengal


Siraj Sikder

Siraj Sikder


The Proletarian Party of East Bengal produced and published the original Bengali document in April 1973

The Communist Party Marxist-Leninist-Maoist translated the document in English and published online via on 27 September 2014. Party slightly edited the translation on 6 April 2017


In order to lead the Armed Patriotic Force of East Bengal from a single military command, Supreme Commanders and Supreme commander-in-Chief have been appointed.

The whole East Bengal has been divided into several military sectors by the Supreme Commander-in-Cheif of the Armed Patriotic Force.

Sector commanders and Political Commissars are being appointed in these military sectors.

Sector commanders will carry military activities of own sectors.

Sector Commanders will divide their own administered regions into some sub-sectors and appoint sub-sector commanders and political commissars.

It should be approved by Supreme Commander-in-Chief and Politica Commissar.

At present, to carry any big economic or military operation in any military sector,  it needs to be applied to Supreme Commander-in-Chief and it will require his/her written approval.

At present, any military/economic operation in any region under the sector needs written approval of sector commander.

At present, enemy is in the stage of Strategic offensive and we are in the stage of Strategic Defense. Enemy’s strategic offense will go on until the rainy season. In rainy season, enemy will enter in strategic defense and preservation while we shall enter in strategic offense and development stage.

Therefore, in order to initiate our Rainy Seasonal Strategic Offefnsive, sector commanders must complete the following preparations before the rainy season, that is, before the end of the Bengali month Jaistha:

○ Appointing sub-sector commanders and politial commissars;

○ Forming Guerrilla Groups and appointing Commanders and Commissars;

○ Solving courier and means of communication and transport;

○ Fill the gaps among the sub-sectors [fill the geographic gaps among the regions (that is, some villages, Thanas or Unions)]

○ Keep amrs cautiously and collect amrs (by buying or in exchange collecting from cadres) and distribute those to all the sub sectors;

○ Carry the improvement of guerrillas, commissars and commanders;

▬ Complete the ideological improvement and rectification campaign ;

▬ Political improvement;

▬ Organizational improvement;

▬ Military improvement;

○ Appointing Armed Propaganda Team;

Etc. work should be done before the rainy season starts so that we can initiate strategic attack in the rainy season.

Everyone must abstain from such activities that may hinder the Rainy Seaosnal Strategic Offensive.

We must seriously abstain from making loss of good guerrillas, commissars, commanders, arms and also from creating severe pressure on regions.

Office of the Chairman of  the Armed Patriotic Force