Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj
|Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj|
|Leader(s)||Ram Prasad Sharma
|Active region(s)||Northeast India, Uttar Pradesh & Bihar (India)|
|Status||Designated as a terrorist organisation 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. On July 2002 it was declared a terrorist organisation, and banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
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".
- "Extremist Group — Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj (ABNES)". Satp.org. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
- "::Ministry of Home Affairs::". Mha.gov.in. 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
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