Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup

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Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (or Kanglei Yaol Kanba Lup) is a Meitei separatist group in the state of Manipur in India formed in January 1994 by the unification of splinter groups like Ibopishak faction of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) along with United National Liberation Front (UNLF) led by Namoijam Oken and the People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) led by Meiraba. [1] It was banned by the Government of India. [2]

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  1. "Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup". Hindustan Times. 27 January 2005. Archived from the original on 29 June 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2013.
  2. "Banned Organisations in India". Ministry of Home Affairs, India. Archived from the original on 25 April 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2013.