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Govt imposes ban on separatist group Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir

The separatist group is alleged to be involved in anti-national and subversive activities in the country and is in close touch with militant outfits

Press Trust of India 

Jammu Kashmir

Separatist group was banned Thursday under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for alleged anti-and subversive activities, officials said.

A notification on the ban was issued by the (MHA) after a high-level meeting on security, chaired by Prime Minister

The separatist group is alleged to be involved in anti-and subversive activities in the country and is in close touch with militant outfits.

Security forces launched a crackdown on separatist forces and arrested many leaders and cadres of the after the February 14 terrorist attack in Pulwama, in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

First Published: Thu, February 28 2019. 22:48 IST
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