India designates 9 Sikh leaders as terrorists


DM Monitoring

New Delhi: Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday declared nine individuals linked to separatist Khalistani organisations, including four based in Pakistan, as designated terrorists under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
According to a statement by the home ministry, the individuals include Wadhawa Singh Babbar, chief of Babbar Khalsa International; Lakhbir Singh Rode, who heads International Sikh Youth Federation; Ranjeet Singh, chief of Khalistan Zindabad Force and Paramjit Singh, who leads Khalistan Commando Force.