“In the current situation of fear and insecurity prevailing in the country, Muslim community shall have to display wisdom and courage in overcoming the hurdles surrounding them.” Moulana Khalilur Rahman Sajjad Nomani who is a reputed scholar and working committee member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board made this call while giving ‘Popular Lecture’ of the month at Popular Front of India headquarters in New Delhi. The topic of the speech delivered before an invited audience including women was ‘Human Rights and Social Justice in Islamic perspective’.
Popular Front of India has sent legal notice to TIMES NOW television channel for telecasting report against Popular Front of India with baseless allegations. TIMES NOW telecasted a news report on 23rd June in its prime time as well as in the online portal under the heading of “UPFRONT INDIA: How was a conversion factory allowed to thrive in a State”.
A team of national leaders led by E Abubacker, chairman of Popular Front of India has undertaken an intense tour to reach out to the families in remote villages of Jharkhand, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh who have succumbed to or critically injured in attacks by frenzied mobs in the garb of cow vigilantism. The delegation included Abdul Wahid Sait, Secretary Popular Front of India and Elyas Mohammed Thumbe, General Secretary of SDPI. The zonal and local leaders of the organisation accompanied the delegation at various places.
Chairman E. Abubacker visited Pehlu Khan's family who was brutally killed by gau-rakshaks in Alwar, Haryana and extended all kinds of support to fight for justice. Secretary Abdul Wahid Sait, Zonal President AS Ismail and SDPI General Secretary Elyas Mohammed Thumbe accompanied him.
Popular Front of India Chairman E. Abubacker has strongly condemned the unprecedented extreme restrictions put by Israeli authorities at al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and torture of Palestinians coming to the holy Masjid.
According to the reports, Palestinians have been denied access to Al-Aqsa Mosque, and Islamic Awqaf offices in the premises have been sealed off. Israeli forces have closed the entrances to the old city with iron barriers and they are preventing Jerusalem’s residents from entering it.
New Delhi: Popular Front of India announces scholarship program 2017. This scholarship scheme intentionally support poor and meritorious students those who wish to pursue higher studies after completing Higher Secondary (12th). Applications are invited from students who are pursuing their course in the academic year 2017-18. It’s is the 7th consecutive year Popular front is implementing this national scholarship scheme for higher education.
A delegation led by the Chairman of Popular Front of India, E Abubacker visited the families of the victims of mob lynching in Jharkhand. The delegation included National Secretary Abdul Wahid, Zonal President Moulana Kaleemullah and other state leaders. The delegation first met the family of Sajjad who was lynched to death in Shobapur village about 20 kms from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand. The accusation was that he was behind the kidnapping of children in the area. On being countered with no reports in any police station of kidnapping, cases quickly changed to cattle transport.
The statement issued by Popular Front of India Central Secretariat meeting has welcomed the SC order which stayed the new restrictions on cattle trade imposed by the central government and the decision to apply nationwide, the Madras High Court's recent stay on the cattle sale ban. The order definitely comes as a relief to millions of poor people whose livelihood depends on cattle and beef trade. The apex court verdict is warning to those who are instigating communal riots and mob lynching in the name of cow protection.
The National Leaders Meet convened by Popular Front of India today at Malabar House, Malappuram in Kerala called upon the people to resist growing incidents of mob lynching and other atrocities against weaker sections by making best use of all democratic and legal means. The Meet reminded Muslims and Dalits who are the prime victims of communal and casteist onslaughts and the secular civil society at large that building broad alliances at different levels by burying all petty prejudices among them is the timely responsibility bestowed upon them.