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MHA seeks report on extension of ban of 6 Meitei outfits
Published on 5 Jul. 2009 11:40 PM IST
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Manipur home department is assessing activities of undergrounds organizations operating in Manipur which can be declared as unlawful activities under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 as Union ministry of home affairs reviewing the extension of the notification declaring six “Meitei Extremist Organisation” as unlawful activities under the same Act. Official source here said that MHA have asked to furnish details of the other organizations if any which can be declared as unlawful activities with full justification and supporting data. As many as 39 underground outfits and their factions are operating in the conflict ridden state of Manipur. Out of them only six Meitei based underground outfits were banned under the UA(P) Act, 1967 declaring them as unlawful organizations. The ministry listed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL), Manipur People’s Liberation Front (MPLF), People’s Liberation Army (PLA), People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), United National Liberation Front (UNLF) and Kanglei Yeon Kanna Lup, KYKL as unlawful associations of Manipur in November 2007. Apart from asking to furnish brief notes on the utility of continued declaration of PLA/RPF, UNLF, PREPAK, KYKL, KCP and MPLF as unlawful activities, MHA also asked to give top assess on the need for declaring any other underground groups as unlawful association (other than the six groups already declared) under the provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the source said. (Correspondent)

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