Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj

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Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj
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Leader(s) Ram Prasad Sharma
Raju Nepali
Active region(s) Northeast India, Uttar Pradesh & Bihar (India)
Ideology Maoism
Greater Nepal
Status India Designated as a terrorist organization by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs

Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj (ABNES) is a group founded in 1979 in Varanasi, India whose stated purpose is to work for the unity amongst, and welfare of Nepalese people residing in India.[1] It was declared a terrorist organization, and banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs,[2] in July 2002.[1]

Following this designation, Janardhan Thapa, an executive member of the group's central committee, announced that they would change their name and focus on "social and cultural activities".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Extremist Group - Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj (ABNES)". Satp.org. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  2. ^ "::Ministry of Home Affairs::". Mha.gov.in. 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2012-10-09.