Home Ministry to decide on action against PFI :

Union Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad

New Delhi – Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the role of Popular Front of India (PFI) is emerging in the violence during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in different parts of the country last month. The UP Police has sent their recommendations to ban this organisation. The UP Government has also sent its report to the Home Ministry. He said, many allegations against the PFI have come, including its connection with Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

The Union Law Minister said, Home Ministry will decide on further action based on evidence. The State Governments have a Constitutional duty to implement laws passed by the Parliament. PFI has been active in many States – UP, Bihar, Delhi, Assam, Jharkhand, Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala, for many months now.