JKDPF banned for 5 years

Accused of making a conspiracy to declare Kashmir as independent Nation

Srinagar (Kashmir) – The Union Government on Thursday banned the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) for five years, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for its anti-India and pro-Pakistan activities, as per the notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Praveen Vashista, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs said, “Whereas, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party was formed in 1998 by Shabir Ahmad Shah, a prominent separatist known for his anti-India and pro-Pakistan propaganda. And whereas, the founder of the JKDFP had called Kashmir as a ‘dispute’ and ruled out any settlement within the framework of the Constitution of India.”