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I have been reading about India's diplomatic efforts in getting Masood Azhar (incumbent leader of terrorist organization Jaish-I-Mohammed (JM)) added into UNSC Sanctions List via UNSC Resolution 1267 regime. I came to know that JM as an entity has already been under the sanctions list since 2001, and arms embargo and assets freeze sanctions are since than applicable on it (I do not know whether they are in force as well).

What I do not understand is why India is after Azhar in particular? I understand that travel ban is applicable only on designated individuals and not entities.

Is imposing travel ban the only non-emotional and counter-terrorism oriented reason for India for this diplomatic drive, aside from political considerations for the incumbent ruling coalition?

Or, could it be that sanctioning entities doesn't automatically mean that the sanctions filter down to each individual member of that entity as well? That is, does sanctioning JM only meant that assets of JM in particular only and arms trade in which JM as an entity is involved is sanctioned against, and any individual member's travel, assets and arms trading is outside the scope of such sanctions?

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