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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