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Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena announced the ban from Monday amid emergency measures being put it place to ensure national security.
When Easter attack warnings were received, they were forwarded to VIP security heads, not to those in charge of public security.
The bombing occurred when a gun battle broke out between an armed group and Sri Lankan security forces at a house in Kalmunai city on Friday.
New Delhi must outlaw the Tamil Nadu NTJ. India cannot become a victim of Thowheed Jamat terror after warning Sri Lanka about the bombing plot.
The leader appeared in a video released by the group, but his whereabouts after the blasts were not immediately clear.
PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said the govt could only take action if the terrorists were operating within Sri Lanka. The govt also revised the death toll of the attacks to 253, citing a calculation error.
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Sri Lanka's defence secretary resigned over his failure to prevent the attacks. Meanwhile, authorities have been targetting "sleeper" terrorists.