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Security Force Headquarters
(Mullaittivu)

68 DIVISION

HISTORY

Task Force 8 was raised on 10 Dec. TF was assigned to round up LTTE tactical and logistic components established in LTTE control area at Puthukkudiyiruppu during the final phase of Humanitarian Operation. Soon after liberation of Mullaitivu District from the LTTE, the TF was upgraded as 68 Division under the SFHQ (MLT) on 10 Dec 2010. As of now 68 Division is consist of 2 x Brigades with 2 x Regular and 3 x Volunteer Battalions and covers the area approximately 317 Sq Kms. At the time of raising, 68 Division was formed as a Task Force-8 under 53 Division on 09 February 2009. This was to facilitate other established Divisions during Humanitarian Operation to conduct advance smoothly. Presently 68 Division carries out duties to uplift the living standards of the people and assist to maintain law and order in the area. At present Brigadier KRKKT Bandara RSP USP is the General Officer Commanding of 68 division.

GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING

Brigadier KRKKT Bandara RSP USP

TENURES OF GENERAL OFFICERS COMMANDING

SER RANK NAME From To
1. Brigadier GV Ravippriya IG 02.09.2009 06.11.2009
2. Brigadier KPA Jayasekare WWV RSP psc 06.11.2009 29.12.2011
3. Brigadier KJ Wijetilleke RWP USP ndc psc 29.12.2011 30.09.2012
4. Major General KJ Wijetilleke RWP USP ndc psc 01.10.2012 04.07.2013
5. Brigadier TJ Nanayakkara RWP USP 09.09.2013 24.07.2014
6. Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc 25.07.2014 26.01.2016
7. Brigadier PAD  Kahapola RSP 27.01.2016 08.08.2017
8. Major General H R N Fernando RSP 09.08.2017 07.01.2019
9. Brigadier AS Ariyasinghe RWP RSP USP ndu 08.01.2019 10.05.2019
10. Major General AS Ariyasinghe RWP RSP USP ndu 10.05.2019 03.01.2020
11. Major General R M P J Ratnayake RWP RSP USP 04.01.2020 17.07.2020
12. Brigadier R P D U Rajapaksha RWP RSP 18.07.2020 09.10.2020
13. Major General R P D U Rajapaksha RWP RSP 10.10.2020
14. Brigadier KRKKT Bandara RSP USP

CONTACT DETAILS

Address
Headquarters 68 Division
Army Camp
Kombavil
Mullaittivu

Email - 68div@army.lk ,68division@gmail.com
Tel - 0113070823
Fax - 0113030590

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