Friday, 16 May 2014 - 8:03
LTTE banned for further 5 years in India
The Indian government has extended by five years the ban imposed on LTTE.
India had banned the LTTE after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991.
The government, under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967, has proscribed the LTTE as an ‘Unlawful Association’.
The Indian government imposed a ban on LTTE, following the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991.
A Home Ministry statement said that the declaration of LTTE as an ‘Unlawful Association’ has been extended for a further period of five years with effect from May 14, 2014”.