Indian government extends ban on LTTE for five years

The Central Government has extended the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for another five years under sub-sections (1) and (3) of section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967) with immediate effect on May 14th, 2019.

The notification in this regard was issued in New Delhi today.

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The notification states that:

LTTE’s continued violent and disruptive activities are prejudicial to the integrity and sovereignty of India and it continues to adopt a strong anti-India posture as also continues to pose a grave threat to the security of Indian nationals.

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