(49) This assessment tallies closely with that of PCJSS
Chairman Larma's observation on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the Accord.
Shanti Bahini, the PCJSS
's military wing, laid down arms under the agreement with the government on December 2, 1997 after several rounds of negotiation in Dhaka and in different rebel strongholds during the tenure of Prime Minister Shaikh Hasina from 1996 to 2001.
The deceased were identified as PCJSS
activist Mongshenu Marma and his friend, BCL activist Zahid.
The now defunct Shanti Bahini insurgents had laid down their weapons under the agreement signed between their political wing Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS
) and the government after rounds of peace talks in Dhaka and different insurgent hideouts in the hills.
The treaty was signed on December 2, 1997 between the government and the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti (PCJSS
) during the first tenure of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, ending bloody conflicts in three hill districts.