PFI Banned: The Popular Front of India (PFI) has been banned for five years due to terrorist funding and other activities on behalf of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Let us inform that this organization has been banned under the UAPA Act by issuing a notification by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Also, let us tell you that apart from PFI, their affiliate organizations Rehab India Foundation, Campus Front of India, All India Imam Council, National Confederation of Human Rights Organization, National Women Front, Junior Front, Empower India Foundation and Rehab Foundation (Kerala) also Ban has been imposed.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh tweeted
After this decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Union Minister Giriraj Singh tweeted. He has written by tweeting that bye-bye PFI. Along with this, he has also shared the copy of the notification of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
BYE BYE PFI pic.twitter.com/aD4kfwCvsu— Shandilya Giriraj Singh (@girirajsinghbjp) September 28, 2022
Over 230 people were detained
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.
Information was received on the basis of secret information
Let us inform that earlier also NIA had detained more than 100 PFI leaders and activists in joint action of ED and 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.