09 December Friday

Popular Front Banned; Also Banned Are 8 Associate Organisations Including Campus Front

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday Sep 28, 2022

NEW DELHI : NEW DELHI : The Central government issued notification banning Popular Front of India  countrywide, a ban valid for  5 years now on. The move comes with view to national security, and  law and order. The ban comes in the wake of  partymen  taken  into police custody following NIA raids at Popular Front offices and residences of its leaders including national figures.

Also banned are eight associate organisations of PFI , namely  Campus Front of India(CFI), Rehab India Foundation(Registration no. 1352 dated 17.03.2008, All India Imams Council,  National confederation of Human Rights organisation(NCHRO registration no. S-3256 dated 12.09.2010) National Women's Front,  Junior Front, Empower India Front(registration nuo. KCH-IV-00150/2016-17) and  Rehab Foundation Kerala.  These fronts came under ban based on evidences of their links to Popular Front of India. Anyone found working for the banned outfits could be sentenced with up to two years of imprisonment.

The ban notification coming from Union Home Ministry states that Popular Front harbours  the secret agenda of converting a particular section of the society into terrorists with aim to  destroy the country’s constitutional system and democratic principles.