Home Ministry has banned Jammu Kashmir National Front (JKNF) under UAPA for five years (Hindustan Times)

By Livemint

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on March 12 banned the Jammu Kashmir National Front, chaired by Nayeem Ahmad Khan, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, popularly known as UAPA for five years.

The Ministry, in the notice, issued on Tuesday evening said that the Front is indulging in unlawful activities, which are prejudiced to the integrity, sovereignty and security of the country.

“We are committed to uprooting terror forces to ensure the security of the people of Bharat,” Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on social media platform X informing about the ban.

The Union government for the mentioned reasons, the notification said, is firmly of the opinion that having regard to the activities of the Jammu Kashmir National Front (JKNF) and that it is necessary to declare the front  as an ‘unlawful association’ with immediate effect. 

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