Centre Declares Khalistan Liberation Force Banned Organisation 

The Union government declared the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) a banned organization. A Home Ministry order stated the decision was taken under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967 for the outfit’s alleged involvement in the killing of innocent people and police officers and several bombings on civilian targets in India. The KLF and all its manifestations have been declared outlawed under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:

  • As per the MHA notification, KLF was founded in 1986 by Aroor Singh and Sukhvinder Singh Babbar with “the objective of establishing an independent state of Khalistan by secession of the state of Punjab from the Republic of India through violent means”.

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