Ban on JKLF: MHA issues notification

As per the notification issued by the union Home Ministry, the Central Government has observed that the said organization is involved in “anti-national and subversive activities” and is in close touch with “militant outfits” and is supporting “extremism” in the state.

The notification further says the party propagates “anti-national and separatist sentiments and escalates secessionist moments.”

As such, the notification reads, the origination stands banned as per the provisions of sub-sections (1) and (3) of section 3 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 for a period of five years.