Centre extends ban on Yasin Malik-led JKLF

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the ban on Yasin Malik led Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) by another five years, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today.

In a post on X, Shah said: “The Modi government has declared the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (Mohd. Yasin Malik faction)’ as an ‘Unlawful Association’ for a further period of five years.”

He said the banned outfit continues to engage in activities that foment terror and secessionism in Jammu and Kashmir. “Anyone found challenging the security, sovereignty and integrity of the nation will face harsh legal consequences,” he added.