The banning of ‘Jamaat-e – Islami’ in Jammu and Kashmir brought into focus the role of over-ground workers (OGWs) in assisting terrorist organizations. Examine the role played by OGWs in assisting terrorist organizations in insurgency affected areas. Discuss measures to neutralize the influence of OGWs. (10 Marks)

Mentor Comments: The question is of analytical nature. It is testing your knowledge about the difference between militant and Over-ground workers. In the intro, mention some of the recent terror incidents where the role of OGWs was first noticed. The first part of the body of the answer should bring out the characteristic of OGW … Continue reading The banning of ‘Jamaat-e – Islami’ in Jammu and Kashmir brought into focus the role of over-ground workers (OGWs) in assisting terrorist organizations. Examine the role played by OGWs in assisting terrorist organizations in insurgency affected areas. Discuss measures to neutralize the influence of OGWs. (10 Marks)