NAGs Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP)

Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP)

Year Formed: 2005
Year Terminated: Still Active

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:


Myanmar (Burma)


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 434

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1666


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