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.
The Central Secretariat meeting of Popular Front of India, in a statement, warned the people at large about the divisive campaign of the Sangh Parivar under the influence of its anti-Muslim, anti-Dalit philosophy. Though RSS and BJP may need such a situation to achieve their ultimate political goals, the growing atmosphere of Hindutva violence targeting Muslims and Dalits who constitute a major segment of the population would make India an insecure country for all groups, castes and communities.
Popular Front Chairman E Abubacker, in a statement issued on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, conveyed warm greetings to all and prayed for the innocent Indian Muslims who were killed because of their faith by fanatic goons recently in some parts of the country.
Popular Front of India chairman E Abubacker in a statement has welcomed the unanimous decision of oppositional parties to field Meira Kumar as their presidential candidate against BJP candidate Ram Nath Kovind. He said that it is a forward step towards unity against fascism.
Popular Front of India Chairman E. Abubacker in a statement has expressed discontent over the stand taken by BSP leader Ms. Mayawati to support the presidential candidate proposed by BJP for 2017 presidential election. E. Abubacker termed the decision is unfortunate.
The report of the fact finding enquiry conducted by the team of Popular Front of India at Shobhapur Village of Jamshedpur where 6 Muslims were lynched to death by a mob "We, a team of eight activists, first held a meeting before we decided to leave for the Shobhapur village where the said incident, that 6 six Muslims were lynched to death by a large violent mob accusing the victims of being child abductors, took place.
Popular Front of India chairman E Abubacker in a statement has denounced the government attempts to suppress new Dalit social movements like Bhim Army by demonizing and arresting their leaders on false charges. E Abubacker expressed his support to all struggles of Dalit movements and activists who are striving against casteist atrocities and for fundamental right of a secure and dignified human life that has been systemically denied to them for centuries. Since last few years there has been an unprecedented surge in violence against Dalits.