NAGs Jana Samhati Samiti/Shanti Bahini (JSS-SB)

Jana Samhati Samiti/Shanti Bahini (JSS-SB)

Year Formed: 1975
Year Terminated: 1991

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Demands for Autonomy
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 126

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1127


___ 1984. “Death Toll in Tribal Massacre Rises to 175”. The Associated Press. (June 8, 1984). (Accessed at

___ 1984. “Rebel tribesmen may have fled into India…”. United Press International. (June 5, 1984). (Accessed at

___ 1987. “Around the World: Mine cuts power in Bangladesh”. The Globe and Mail. (October 13, 1987). (Accessed at

___ 1987. “Tribes people fleeing war die in camps”. The Globe and Mail. (March 21, 1987). (Accessed at

___ 1988. “Over 2,000 refugees return to Bangladesh from India”. _ Xinhua News Agency. (March 31, 1988). (Accessed at

___ 1989. “Bangladesh rebels spurn amnesty offer, ruin crops, homes”. The Toronto Star. (August 28, 1989). (Accessed at

___ 1996. “Bangladesh tribal insurgents extend ceasefire for a month”. Agence France Press. (September 30, 1996). (Accessed at

___ 1997. “Dhaka may agree to major demand of tribal rebels”. Xinhua News Agency. (January 20, 1997). (Accessed at

___ 1997. “News Analysis: Killing Accident To Delay Peace Process In Bangladesh By Tian Fan”. Xinhua News Agency. (February 20, 1997). (Accessed at

___ 1997. “News in brief: Bangladesh rebels sign treaty”. The Guardian. (December 3, 1997). (Accessed at

Hazarika, Sanjoy. 1989. “Bangladeshi Insurgents Say India Is Supporting Them”. The New York Times. (June 11, 1989). (Accessed at

Mahmud, Arshad. 1992. “Rebels Agree to Talks With Dhaka”. The Guardian. (October 12, 1992). (Accessed at

Thomas, Christopher. 1994. “Tribe returns to disputed hills”. The Times. (July 20, 1994). (Accessed at

Weisman, Steven R. 1986. “In The Hills Of Bangladesh, A Conflict Gathers Fury”. The New York Times. (October 23, 1986). (Accessed at