Central Govt bans Jamaat-e-Islami

SRINAGAR, MAR 01 : The central government has banned Jamaat-e-Islami on Thursday due to its alleged involvement in illegal and destructive activities. There are allegations of involvement in several destructive actions.

After the meeting, the Union Home Ministry issued orders to impose order restrictions. About 500 Jamaat workers have been arrest during the past one week in the valley. After the ban was imposed by the center, the arrest of the arrests will be started soon and the lockout on the institutions of the Jamaat will also be started.

After the Pulwama attack, the police had taken more than 150 workers of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and Jamaat-e-Islami into custody last week (February 22, 2019) by staging a tough stand against Kashmir’s separatist leaders. This is the biggest action till now on the Jamaat.

In this action, Jamaat-e-Islami chief Abdul Hamid There were dozens of leaders including Fiyaz. Mehbooba Mufti had also condemned the arrest of Jamaat-e-Islami activists for this action on separatists. Mehbooba is not alone, former Minister of State Sajjad Lone also opposed this action.

The foundation of Jamaat-e-Islami was laid in 1942 by Pir Saiduddin. Kashmir is considered as the largest base of Jamaat and National Conference. Therefore, the Jamaat, which has called itself a social and religious organization, has an important role in Kashmir’s politics.

In 1971, Jamaat contested in Kashmir, but did not win a single seat. After this, in 1972 the five candidates of the Jamaat became the first MLA. Among them, the fundamentalist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was also involved.

The Jamaat had openly opposed the Indira-Sheikh Agreement in 1975.

In 1987, the Jamaat together with other religious organizations made Muslim United Front Kashmir (Muff). During the Emergency, then Chief Minister Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah had also banned him for being involved in illegal anti-national activities.

Like the Jamaat, on the Hurriyat, has always been accused of promoting separatism in the valley and being accused of involvement in anti-national activities.

Chief Hurriyat and separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has also been associated with the Jamaat and fought elections from that. Now he has separated from it. It is believed that after the scam of the Jamaat, now the Hurriyat is in turn. Hurriyat formed July 13, 1993 happened on.

The Hurriyat consists of seven different parties, Jamaat-e-Islami, Awami Action Committee, People’s League, Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen, Muslim Conference, JKLF and People’s Conference. The chief or representative of seven organizations has been included as member of the Hurriyat Executive Council.

A 21-member Working Committee of the Hurriyat and 23 There is also the General Counsel of the members. Two of its members have already been murdered.


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