NEW DELHI, Oct 7 - Union Government has imposed a fresh ban on two insurgent groups in Tripura for their violent and subversive activities, which aim at establishment of an independent nation.
In a notification, the Home Ministry said the Central Government is of the opinion that National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) and All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) have been engaging in subversive and violent activities, undermining the authority of the government and spreading terror and violence among people for achieving their objectives.
�In exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967), the Central Government hereby declares that NLFT along with all its factions, wings and front organisations and ATTF along with all its factions, wings and front organisations as unlawful associations,� the recent notification said.
The rebel outfits in Tripura, formed in 1990 with the objective of �expulsion of all foreigners who entered the State after 1956�, were first banned in 1997. The fresh ban will continue for five more years, an official said. � PTI