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Govt bans Popular Front of India for 5 years with immediate effect

On September 22, multi-agency teams spearheaded by NIA arrested 106 leaders and activists of the PFI in 15 states for allegedly supporting terror activities in the country

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The Central Government on Tuesday declared the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associates or affiliates or fronts as an unlawful association with immediate effect for a period of five years.

"PFI and its associates or affiliates or fronts operate openly as a socio-economic, educational and political organisation but, they have been pursuing a secret agenda to radicalise a particular section of the society working towards undermining the concept of democracy and show sheer disrespect towards the constitutional authority and constitutional set up of the country," said the government notification.

The notification said PFI and its associates or affiliates

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First Published: Sep 28 2022 | 6:42 AM IST

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