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Centre bans two Muslim factions in J&K for unlawful associations

The Muslim Conference Jammu & Kashmir (Sumji faction) and Muslim Conference Jammu & Kashmir (Bhat faction) are now banned

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HM Amit Shah

New Delhi, Febryary 29

The Centre banned two more factions from Jammu and Kashmir and declared them as “unlawful associations.

As per the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Centre has now banned the Muslim Conference Jammu & Kashmir (Sumji faction) and Muslim Conference Jammu & Kashmir (Bhat faction). 

This has happened a day after the MHA extended the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) Jammu and Kashmir for another five years with immediate effect declaring it as an ‘unlawful association’.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the “activities of the two factions were against the sovereignty and integrity of the nation.”

Amit Shah further asserted, "Pursuing PM Modi’s policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and separatism, the government has extended the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami, Jammu Kashmir for five year". 

“The organisation is found continuing its activities against the security, integrity and sovereignty of the nation. The outfit was first declared an ‘Unlawful Association’ on 28 February 2019. Anyone threatening the security of the nation will face ruthless measures,” he said in a statement. 


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