Popular Front of India: Understanding the organisation and the controversy

Created in 2007, the organisation describes itself as the "organisation that fights for the rights of minorities, Dalits, and marginalised communities".

PFI, Popular Front of India
Premium

Popular Front of India

Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
On Thursday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids across ten states and arrested over 100 people linked to the Popular Front of India (PFI). The operation launched as an anti-terror exercise is said to be the "largest ever" search operation.

According to reports, the search operations were conducted to crack down against the people allegedly involved in terror funding, organising training camps, and radicalising people.

"We strongly protest the fascist regime's moves to use agencies to silence dissenting voices," PFI said after the house of its Karnataka president Nazeer Pasha was raided.

 
What is PFI?

Created in 2007, the

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Sep 22 2022 | 5:35 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com