Taking to Twitter Pradhan welcomed the move by the Centre and said, “This decision reiterates New India's zero-tolerance policy towards threats to national security and PM Narendra Modi’s commitment to root-out the forces aiming to disrupt peace, security and sovereignty of India.”
Welcome the nation-wide ban on @PFIOfficial and its associates.
This decision reiterates #NewIndia's zero-tolerance policy towards threats to national security and PM @narendramodi ji's commitment to root-out the forces aiming to disrupt peace, security and sovereignty of India. https://t.co/BZ1Qj1gTWb — Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) September 28, 2022
Late Tuesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs declared the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associates or affiliates or fronts "as an unlawful association with immediate effect". It banned these outfits for five years under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
Along with PFI, the ban was imposed on its fronts including Rehab India Foundation (RIF), Campus Front of India (CFI), All India Imams Council (AIIC), National Confederation of Human Rights Organisation (NCHRO), National Women's Front, Junior Front, Empower India Foundation and Rehab Foundation, Kerala.