42 organisations listed as terrorist organisations, says Home Ministry

By ANI | Published: March 9, 2021 10:14 PM2021-03-09T22:14:25+5:302021-03-09T22:25:02+5:30

As many as 42 organisations have been declared as terrorist organisations by the Union Government, the Ministry of Home Affairs informed on Tuesday. The 42 terrorist organisations have been listed under the First Schedule of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

42 organisations listed as terrorist organisations, says Home Ministry | 42 organisations listed as terrorist organisations, says Home Ministry

42 organisations listed as terrorist organisations, says Home Ministry

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As many as 42 orgsations have been declared as terrorist orgsations by the Union Government, the Ministry of Home Affairs informed on Tuesday. The 42 terrorist orgsations have been listed under the First Schedule of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

"The Government has declared 42 orgsations as terrorist orgsations and listed their names in the First Schedule of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. Terrorism in India has largely been sponsored from across the border," the Ministry of Home Affairs said in a written reply

The Ministry also informed that since August 2019, 627 persons including separatists, overground workers, stone pelters etc. were detained at various points of time.

"Out of these, based on regular review and ground situation, 454 persons have been released till date," the ministry said.

"The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has further reported that no person is under home arrest under Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act," it said.

( With inputs from ANI )

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