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PFI BANNED: Home Minitry Takes Action Against Terror Funding

Security agencies, including the NIA, took action once again on terrorist funding and other activities of PFI, detained more than 230 people in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi, Maharashtra, Assam and Madhya Pradesh

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On behalf of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Popular Front of India (PFI) Ahas been banned for five years due to terrorist funding and other activities. The organisation has been banned under the UAPA Act by issuing a notification by the Home Ministry.

Apart from PFI, their affiliate organisations Rehab India Foundation, Campus Front of India, All India Imam Council, National Confederation of Human Rights Organisation, National Women Front, Junior Front, Empower India Foundation and Rehab Foundation (Kerala) also has been imposed a ban.

After this decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Union Minister Giriraj Singh tweeted. He has shared the copy of the notification of the Ministry of Home Affairs.




On Tuesday, security agencies, including the NIA, took action once again on terrorist funding and other activities of PFI, detained more than 230 people in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi, Maharashtra, Assam and Madhya Pradesh. The NIA and police teams started raiding the PFI's premises from the early hours of Tuesday, which lasted throughout the day. Maximum 80 people have been arrested in Karnataka, while 57 people have been arrested in UP.

Earlier too, the NIA had detained more than 100 PFI leaders and activists in a joint action by the ED and the state police. After the previous action on the basis of secret information, there was a conspiracy of PFI to disturb law and order through demonstrations and terrorist acts across the country. In view of this, security forces have been deployed in such areas. 25-25 people were arrested in Assam and Maharashtra.


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