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Justice Rajindar Sachar Memorial Evening held at Popular Front Headquarters

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:02 -- althaf

A memorial get-together programme was held on Friday 27th April to pay tribute to Justice Rajindar Sachar, the renowned scholar, jurist and activist who passed away on 20th April 2018, creating a big void in struggles for democracy, secularism and civil rights, The programme at the Headquarters of Popular Front of India in New Delhi was attended and addressed by Dr. Syed Zafar Mahmood, former Officer on Special Duty, Sachar Committee & Chairman, Zakat Foundation of India, Adv. Akshay Bhandari, grandson of Justice Sachar, E.M. Abdul Rahiman, NEC Member, Popular Front of India and Prof.

CONDEMN THE BAN ON PFI IN JHARKHAND: PUDR

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 16:28 -- althaf

Peoples Union for Democratic Rights condemns the Jharkhand Government for banning PFI, Popular Front of India, without providing any prima-facie evidence to support its decision. Through its official release dated 20th February 2018, the BJP state government proscribed PFI by invoking extraordinary powers provided under S 16 [Powers to Declare Associations Unlawful] of the CLA (Criminal Law Amendment) Act.

Seminar in Rajasthan expresses concern over growing repression of dissent; demands revoking of ban on Popular Front in Jharkhand.

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 15:25 -- althaf

Today, (16 March 2018), Sanyukt Sangharsh Morcha organized a seminar at Vinoba Bhawan, Jaipur, which was attended by representatives of different social and political organizations. The participants expressed their views on the current situation in the state and in the country in general. They expressed their concern over ongoing repression and demonization of dissent by the BJP government using government agencies.

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind calls ‘culture of putting ban on organisations’ undemocratic, expresses concern over ban on PFI in Jharkhand

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 15:11 -- althaf

New Delhi, 12 March 2018: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has expressed deep concern on reports about the state government of Jharkhand putting a ban on the activities of Popular Front of India (PFI).

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