The State government extended the ban on CPI (Maoist) and its affiliated organisations for another one year from August 17.
Separate GOs were issued on Thursday extending the ban on CPI (Maoist) and its affiliated organisations under the Andhra Pradesh Public Security Act, 1992. The government declared that the CPI (Maoist) and other organisations were “unlawful”.
The government imposed ban on the Maoists and others on August 17, 2005 and has been extending the ban every year.
The banned front organisations of the Maoists are: All India Revolutionary Students Federation (AIRSF), Viplava Karmika Samakhya (VIKASA), Singareni Karmika Samakhya (SIKASA), Radical Students Union (RSU), Rythu Coolie Sangham (RCS) and Radical Youth League (RYL).