The government on banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) J&K declaring it as  an “unlawful organisation” on Thursday. Today a school run by it in Ajas , Bandipora was sealed.

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said the JeI is “involved in anti-national and subversive” activities “intending to cause disaffection”.

In a notification issued after a high-level meeting on security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the MHA said the JeI “has been indulging in activities which are prejudicial to internal security and public order, and have the potential of disrupting the unity and integrity of the country.

JeI J&K, was founded in 1942, is separate from Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and is more inclined towards Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. It maintains that J&K is a disputed territory, and seeks its resolution through right to self determination

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