Central bans 5 years under UAPA, also bans 8 affiliated organizations
The Central Government has banned the Popular Front of India and eight organizations associated with it for 5 years. The organization has been booked under the Unlawful Activities Act. PSI is accused of having links with terrorist organizations and indulging in anti-national activities. Meanwhile, the Center has asked states to take action against PFI under UAPA. In the notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday, PFI was declared illegal. That is, PFI will not be able to carry out any activity, neither it will have any office nor membership or campaign will run. There will be a ban on taking funds, if the organization or its members violate it, then strict action will be taken.
There was raided twice: This action has come after the raids conducted twice against the organization in the raid o big leaders of the organization were arrested.
-Property will be confiscated and bank accounts will be frozen
-The Central Government will approach the UAPA Tribunal within 30 days after the notification is issued to confirm the ban.
-Will continue the investigation by legal agencies against arrested PFI members
-Any person dissatisfied with the restrictions of the government can go to the district judge’s court within 14 days from the date of training of the order, the district judge will decide on this.
why the ban: According to the order, the PFI and its organizations were working toward weakening democracy by radicalizing a particular class under a secret agenda. Its work is grossly disrespectful to the constitutional framework, and the involvement in illegal activities of PFI and associate organizations is against the country’s integrity, sovereignty and security. It is feared to disturb the atmosphere of peace and communal harmony and encourage extremism in the country.
links with terrorist organizations: According to the Center, the founding members of PFI have been the Students Islamic Movement of India leaders. It is also related to Jamaat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh. Both these organizations are banned. There are many examples of PFI’s contact with IAS.
encourage radicalization: It has been said in the order that if the PSI and its organizations are not banned, then it can be a big threat to the security and sovereignty of the country. It has also been said that the PFI has indulged in subversive acts such as chopping off the hand of a college professor, killing people associated with organizations following other religions, targeting remix people and obtaining explosives, damaging public property, etc.
foreign funding: People associated with PASI are raising money from inside and outside India under conspiracy through hawala donations etc., using that money for criminal and terrorist activities. Let us inform you that the governments of UP, Karnataka, and Gujarat have recommended banning PFI. Meanwhile, the officers had started the process of sealing the offices of PFI’s and freezing their bank accounts in those 17 states or the work of the organization was going on.
These are the eight associate organizations associated with PFI
1. Campus Front of India
It was formed in the year 2009 at the National Students Convention in Delhi, it is considered an important role in the protests against CAA and protests against Hijab across the country. It has branches in many other states including Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, besides its presence in many central universities of Rajasthan, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh. AMAS Sajid is probably its president. Studied JNU.
2. Rihaib India Foundation Delhi
This organization came into existence on March 17, 2008. It was headquartered in Delhi. The central government alleges that the organization inspires people to engage in anti-national terrorist activities on the pretext of helping. Abu Bakr is a member of RIF who is now under arrest.
3. AIIC- Mohammad Ahmed Nadvi
The work of the All India Imam Council is to spread the Muslim ideology, come and according to the reports of other investigative agencies, the people associated with the organization were secretly involved in the work of creating instability in the country. There is also a sign of getting money from PAFI for the operator of the organization.
4. A N C H R O
The National Confederation of Human Rights Organization’s network is spread across 14 states. It is claimed that the organization works for the protection of human rights. It was formed on May 1997 in Calicut, Kerala. according to agencies, the organization is operated with foreign funding, its chairperson is Professor A Marks.
National Women’s Friend has formed 13 years ago in 2009, its headquarter is in Calicut, this organization was behind running the Right to Hijab campaign across the country in September this year. 2017 The organization is working towards mass conversion, Lubna Siraj is the president of the National Women’s Front.
Connected in Pawar India Foundation used to connect itself on the pretext of upliftment of Muslim women The organization was strengthening its ground in the southern states
7. Junior front
This PAFI-affiliated organization claims that it worked for the development of children’s education, although its activities were much less than other organizations.
8. RIHAIB India foundation
The organization was expanding its scope in Kerala through social work, this organization used to work on a small scale, but the website of other organizations including Rihaib India Foundation. Read also Govt bans PFI and its 8 affiliates for 5 years – cites terror links