Nationwide protests were held demanding to withdraw the false case against the All India Personal Law Board spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani registered in Hazratganj police station at Lucknow. The protests were jointly conducted by Popular Front of India and Bharath Mukthi Morcha. Hundreds of people including women attended all protest programmes. They demanded that FIR against Sajjad Nomani alleging hate speech must be quashed. In the national capital, U. P. Bhavan March was held demanding withdrawal of the false case.
Popular Front of India chairman E. Abubacker in a statement issued here today urged the Uttar Pradesh government to refrain from the moves to withdraw cases against BJP leaders involved in Muzaffarnagar riots. It is alarming to know that the state government has sent letters to DM and SSP asking for their views on the withdrawal of 131 criminal cases including 13 of murder and 11 of attempt to murder in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts of U. P.
Popular Front of India Chairman E. Abubakcer has welcomed the judgment by a fast track court (FTC) in Ramgarh which awarded life imprisonment to 11 of the 12 Sangh Pariwar men convicted in Alimuddin Ansari’s lynching that took place in Jharkhand last year.
The national and state leaders of Popular Front of India, in a press meet held at Mumbai Press Club urged all those who are against the ideologies and activities of Sangh Parivar to fight the politics of ban started from Jharkhand state. National Executive Council member E. M. Abdul Rahiman, State President Syed Yusuf Sadath, State General Secretary Meraj Ansari, Mumbai city convenor Mazhar addressed the press meet. They have called the press meet in the context of banning Popular Front in Jharkhand by the state government.
The Central Secretariat meeting of Popular Front of India held at Calicut applauded the Lok Sabha by-election results in UP and Bihar. The meeting observed that the willingness expressed by the regional parties SP and BSP to stand together is exemplary at a time when the Congress and Left parties hesitates to act jointly. This unity has proved that BJP is not invincible if secular parties are ready to unite. The defeat of BJP in its long held bastions like Gorakhpur reflects how much people are disillusioned with the policies of Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister Yogi.