Today In District Shopian properties at nine locations worth 25803333 INR after being notified by DM Shopian on the recommendation of SIA J&K have been sealed with restrictions on usage and entry.
To choke the availability of funds for secessionist activities and to dismantle the ecosystem of anti national elements & terror networks hostile to India’s sovereignty, following properties belonging / held by banned JeI J&K in District Shopian of South Kashmir have been notified by District Magistrate Shopian vide Notification No. DCS/ARA/2022 /467-73 dated 07/11/22 followed by administrative order No DCS/ARA/474-80 dated 09/11/22 in exercise of power conferred by section 8 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 & Notification No. 14017/7/2019 dated 28- February- 2019 of union Ministry of Home Affairs.
These premises/ structures been sealed and entry and usage have been prohibited reads the notification. Besides “Red entry” to this effect has been made in the relevant revenue records.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTIES
Shopian properties of JEI are the first to be notified in a series of properties belonging to Jamaat Islami in other districts of J&K ad Shopain has a lot of significance vis a vis Jamaat. Saadu-din Tarabali and Gh. Ahmad Ahrar were the first to organise an ijetma ( religious gathering) at Badami Bagh Shopian in 1942 well before the first all India ijetma of Jammat-i- Islami at Pathankot in 1945. Pertinently at the time of declaring Jamaat as unlawful Amir-i-Jammat Abdul Hamid Ganaie also hails from District Shopian. Clarion call of dismantling support structure of terror in UT of J&K had to emanate from Shopain only. This will end up in crescendo , as the fight against terror networks , unlawful associations progresses.
The action would uproot the menace of terror funding to a great extent in UT of J&K besides being a stepping stone in ensuring rule of law & a society without fear.
Pertinently SIA has identified as many as 188 JeI properties across UT of J&K which are to be notified during the further course of action to be undertaken . These are as a result of investigation of case FIR number 17 of 2019 U/S 10,11 & 13 of police station Batmaloo being investigated by SIA.