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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] On July 2002 it was declared a terrorist organisation, and banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs.[2][1]

Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj
Leader(s)Ram Prasad Sharma
Raju Nepali
Active region(s)Northeast India, Uttar Pradesh & Bihar (India)
IdeologyMaoism
Greater Nepal
StatusIndia Designated as a terrorist organisation by the Indian 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".[1]

Translated into English from Hindi, the group is roughly called the 'All India Nepalese Integration Society.'[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Extremist Group — Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj (ABNES)". Satp.org. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. ^ "::Ministry of Home Affairs::". Mha.gov.in. 7 December 2011. Archived from the original on 25 April 2013. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  3. ^ https://translate.google.com/#view=home&op=translate&sl=hi&tl=en&text=अखिल%20भारत%20नेपाली%20एकता%20समा. Missing or empty |title= (help)