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India extends ban imposed on LTTE for five years

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India on May 14 extended the ban imposed on the LTTE for five more years as it continues to foster a separatist tendency amongst the masses and enhance the support base for it in India, particularly in Tamil Nadu.

In a notification, the Home Ministry said the Central government is of the opinion that the LTTE is still indulging in activities which are prejudicial to the integrity and security of the country.

It said that even after its military defeat in May, 2009 in Sri Lanka, the LTTE has not abandoned the concept of 'Eelam' (an independent country for Tamils) and has been clandestinely working towards the 'Eelam' cause by undertaking fund raising and propaganda activities and the remnant LTTE leaders or cadres have also initiated efforts to regroup the scattered activists and resurrect the outfit locally and internationally.

"The pro-LTTE groups/elements continue to foster a separatist tendency amongst the masses and enhance the support base for LTTE in India and particularly in Tamil Nadu, which will ultimately have a strong disintegrating influence over the territorial integrity of India," the notification said, citing a few other reasons too.


  Comments - 6

  • Aram Tuesday, 14 May 2024 06:21 PM

    They are the people who trained and gave arms and ammunition . Now bla bla propaganda

    shera Tuesday, 14 May 2024 10:28 PM

    India is progressing exponentially. The government and its people are on a mission to succeed. They don't have the time or patience to deal with terrorists and such distractions. This is how it should be.

    Islander Wednesday, 15 May 2024 02:37 AM

    Wonder why they have this time limited exercise. Just deal with it.

    ROSH Wednesday, 15 May 2024 03:44 AM

    Election is soon don’t fell on these unelected master debating president’s traps for poor innocent folks

    DOT Wednesday, 15 May 2024 05:58 AM

    They are still very tough on them!

    CJ Wednesday, 15 May 2024 06:08 AM

    India is realising that chickens are coming home to roost.


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