Govt Extends Ban on LTTE for Five More Years: Home Ministry

The ban has been extended under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

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What does the lifting of the ban on LTTE mean, for the 69,000 refugees of the civil war?

The central government has extended the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for five years with immediate effect, a notification issued by the Union Home ministry stated on Tuesday, 14 May.

The ban has been extended under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, it said.

Following is the MHA Notification:

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The notification stated that the LTTE’s continued violent and disruptive activities are prejudicial to the integrity and sovereignty of India. 

The group continues to adopt a strong anti-India posture and also continues to pose a grave threat to the security of Indian nationals, it added.

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