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‘Surgical strike’ on PFI funds, doors of these 6 countries including UAE closed

People’s Front of India After the banning of (PFI) and its organizations, it will no longer receive funds from these 6 countries. These countries include the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman. After this ban, the government PFI And can seize all the buildings, funds, bank accounts of the organizations associated with it. After this decision by the Modi government, there will be a big impact on PFI. Its registration under the Companies Act will be revoked. Membership in this organization will also be made illegal. Even after that, if a person, organization joins or provides funds, they can be punished with a two-year prison term as well as a fine. The Government may also prohibit any person or entity from establishing any fund, financial asset or economic resource or related services for the IFP.

The government took this step after raids on locations linked to the PFI and its leaders. Organizations banned under the UAPA Anti-Terrorism Act include Rehab India Foundation (RIF), Campus Front of India (CFI), All India Imam Council (AIIC), National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (NCHRO), National Women’s Front, Jr. Front, Empower India Foundation and Rehab Foundation (Kerala).

PFI threatens the security of the country

The notification from the Ministry of Interior claimed that the PFI, its allies or its affiliated fronts have been involved in violent terrorist acts with the intention of creating an atmosphere of terror in the country. This constitutes a threat to the security and public order of the State. The notification alleged that the PFI was attempting to impose a repressive regime based on terror by promoting it, promoting anti-national sentiments to create discord towards the country and radicalizing a particular section of society. try. He states that the organization promotes such activities, which constitute a threat to the integrity, security and sovereignty of the country.

PFI accused of spreading bigotry

According to the notification, some of the founding members of the PFI are leaders of the Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and are also associated with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) of the PFI. JMB and SIMI are prohibited organizations. There have also been several instances of PFI links to terrorist organizations like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to the notification. The notification claimed that the PFI and its allies or fronts were secretly working to increase fanaticism in a community by creating a sense of insecurity in the country, which is confirmed by the fact that some of the PFI activists work internationally. Having joined active terrorist organizations.

Clear evidence of a link with terrorists against the PFI

“For the above reasons, the central government strongly believes that in view of the activities of PFI, it is necessary to declare it and its affiliates or fronts as illegal organizations with immediate effect,” the notification reads. In exercising the power conferred in paragraph (3) of Article 3 of the relevant law, it is declared illegal. The Home Office said the investigation had found clear evidence of links between the PFI and its affiliates or fronts. To increase its reach, the medium created its own front, the sole purpose of which was to expand, increase its influence and raise money.

Raids in 7 states on Tuesday, 150 people arrested

More than 150 people have been detained or arrested after raids in seven states on Tuesday against the 16-year-old organization. Also five days earlier, searches were carried out at PFI-related locations across the country and more than 100 people were arrested for its various activities, while a large number of assets were also confiscated. The Union Home Ministry said the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Gujarat had also suggested a ban on PFIs. PFI is active in 23 states, including Kerala and Assam.

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