Adv. Yusuff, NEC Member of Popular Front visited Mahdipur, at Ujjain district yesterday (4.12.16) and consoled the family members of Maajid Nagori, who was killed in Bhopal encounter.
The National Executive Council meeting of Popular Front of India held at Calicut, Kerala, in a resolution, expressed deep concern over the upsurge in state violence of various forms in the country. Brutal measures like fake encounters and draconian laws are increasingly being used to quell political dissent. In the last two months itself, dozens of people were killed in police encounters in various part of the country. Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis constitute majority of the victims in these extra judicial killings and other repressive measures.
The chairman of Popular Front of India, KM Shareef has issued statement conveying the support of Popular Front to all forms of people’s agitation against demonetization. He stated “the recent decision of demonetization by the central government is being vehemently opposed by the citizens across the country. As reported by various media this decision has impacted all sections of the society and more specifically the farmers, traders, daily wage labourers and economically weaker sections.
New Delhi, 16 Nov: NCHRO Participated in the Public Meeting at Delhi University condemning the Malkangiri and Bhopal encounters.
The programme was organized by Democratic Students Union (DSU) on "Politics of Extra- Judicial killings: Malkangiri and Bhopal".
Ujjawal Singh, Professor of Delhi University and Prof. Tanweer Fazal spoke about politics of encounter.
New Delhi: Popular Front Chairman KM Shareef condemned the five year ban enforced by central government on Islamic Research Foundation saying that the move is an assault on religious freedom guaranteed by the Constitution. The move is yet another example of the ongoing infringement of the civil rights of minorities and this ban is intended to hinder the constitutional rights of religious propagation.
Popular Front of India in a statement issued by the Central Secretariat has denounced the Bhopal encounter killings and demanded a judicial enquiry to remove the mysteries that cover the incident by bringing light the real facts.
“We reiterate our consistent stand which is based on principles of civil rights, that encounter killings are not justifiable under any circumstances. Though the full details are still awaited, the police version contains many loopholes and contradictions.” – The statement said.
Popular Front of India chairman K M Shareef has appealed to all Muslims groups as well as secular sections to support the steps taken by All India Muslim Personal Law Board for averting the implementation of Uniform Civil Code. He has extended full support to the decision of AIMLB to boycott the opinion survey announced by Law Commission of India.
Central Secretariat meeting of Poplar Front of India has resolved that Uniform Civil Code is unacceptable and urged the central government to withdraw from moves aimed at imposing Uniform Civil Code on all citizens. Though the directive principles of the Indian constitution advise the state a Uniform Civil Code, nullifying separate personal laws now enjoyed by different religious groups is an infringement of the freedom religion enshrined in it as a fundamental right.
Popular Front of General Secretary M. Mohammed Ali Jinnah visited the house of the two victims who were brutally beaten up by cow vigilantes. The two men, Hafiz Abdul Khalid, 25 and Ali Hasan, 35 were attacked outside a Madrassa at Prem Nagar near Nangloi in west Delhi on 14th September 2016 evening as they were removing remains of buffaloes slaughtered for Eid the previous day. The men dragged the two out of a tempo and hit them with iron rods. They called in more men and soon, around 24 vigilantes allegedly stripped and beat the two victims with sticks.
The Kerala State finale of the month long Popular Front campaign “Stop, Politics of Hate” took place here in the historic city of Kozhikode with a grand public meeting preceded by volunteer march and a massive public rally.
Zakkiya Jafri, the widow of Ihsan Jafri who was brutally mutilated and killed by the Sangh Parivar terrorists in Gujarat in 2002 was the chief guest of the event.