Popular Front of India banned by the the Jharkhand government

Jharkhand Government has banned Popular Front of India (PFI), in the state under Section 16 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908. The ban has been made on the basis of its alleged links and activities with terror groups. The Press release issued by the Government submitted that its members are internally influenced by the ISIS.

Popular Front of India was set up in Kerala and has been working in some parts of Jharkhand since 2015. It claims to take up social causes of minority community.

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Saumya Snehal

Saumya Snehal is a 3rd year BBA LLB student at Chanakya National Law University. Always a bibliophile, she loves to read, research and write on anything and everything legal. She has a insatiable appetite for knowledge and explores the same through indulging in various internships so that to constantly grow and become a better version of herself. She especially has an interest in corporate law and social legislations.

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