Pulwama terror attack: Pakistan banned the terrorist Hafiz Saeed’s political front Jamat-ud-Dawa and charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat after the misery piled by India and the international community. According to the reports, a spokesman of Pakistan’s Interior Ministry reported that the decision to ban Jamat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniat has been taken after a National Security Committee (NSC) meeting headed by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s office. The spokesperson said in a statement, “it was decided during the meeting to accelerate action against proscribed organisations.”
“It was further decided that Jamat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation be notified as proscribed organizations by the Ministry of Interior,” he added. A few days back, a terrorist had crashed a car full of explosives with the convoy of CRPF soldiers in which 40 soldiers lost thier lives. The attack was later claimed by Pakistan funded terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).
According to reports, Jammat-ud-Dawa’s network includes 300 seminaries and schools, hospitals, a publishing house. With these two groups, about 50,000 paid workers have been associated. The reports claim that Hafiz Saeed’s Jammat-ud-Dawa is believed to be the front organisation for the LeT which is responsible for carrying out the Mumbai attack that killed 166 people. It has been declared as a foreign terrorist organisation by the US in June 2014.