The delegates who attended a Dalit-Muslim Dialogue hosted by Popular Front of India resolved to take steps for building grass roots level social alliance and to evolve joint strategies to address issues common to Dalits and Muslims.
Popular Front of India Chairman E Abubacker has expressed shock and outrage over the news that FIR was lodged against nearly 50 celebrities for writing an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveying concern over the growing incidents of mob lynching in the country.
Popular Front of India Chairman E Abubacker has questioned Union Home Minister Amitsha’s remarks made at BJP seminar in West Bengal which indicated that citizenship would be granted based on religion excluding Muslims. He said that the Home Minister who took oath of office to abide by Indian constitution had made mockery it. Our constitution blatantly rejects religious discrimination and upholds secularism as one of its foundational principles.
Live without Fear; Live with Dignity
PEOPLE’S RIGHTS CONFERENCE
Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi
Sunday 29 September 2019. 1 pm onwards.
The prevailing situation in our country is a matter of serious concern for all citizens. An atmosphere of hate and fear is being deliberately created in India in various ways ranging from communal mobilization against religious minorities to mob lynching in the name Goraksha.
Popular Front of India Chairman E Abubacker has, in a statement, condemned the Gorakshak attack in Jharkhand that killed a tribal man and seriously injured two others.
In yet another incident of brutality in the name of cow, Gorakshak gangs have killed an innocent man and seriously injured two others in Khunti district of Jharkhand, around 50 km from state capital Ranchi. This time the victims happen to be tribal Christians.
In response to the situations prevailing in Assam after the publication of the Final List of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state, Popular Front of India has finalised follow up actions in the meeting of the State Committee held in presence of its national leaders. Popular Front units and its cadres in association with other individuals and groups will form Para-legal Volunteer Teams across the state to help the victims in filing appeals before Foreigners Tribunals (FTs).
In the wake of voices being echoed in the country about an imminent implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC), Popular Front of India has called upon all sections of people to Oppose NRC outside Assam. The National Executive Council meeting of the organisation held at Calicut in Kerala for three days to deliberate on current national situation was concluded by adopting few more resolutions. The meeting expressed deep concern over the growing intimidation attempts and assaults on litigants and lawyers appearing for Babri Masjid in the Supreme Court.
As a step towards uniting people in endeavors for protecting their fundamental rights and maintaining a peaceful atmosphere free from fear and hatred, Popular Front of India convened “Community Leaders Convention” on 7 September 2019 at N.D. Tewari Bhawan in New Delhi. The programme was attended by more than 200 delegates drawn from Delhi and adjacent states representing different local organizations and institutions.
Popular Front of India General Secretary M Mohammed Ali Jinnah has expressed disappointment over the reports that culprits were acquitted in 40 of total 41 cases of Muzaffarnagar riots in which verdicts have been delivered by the courts. Only one case in which there was conviction, the accused were Muslims. He sought re-investigation of all Muzaffarnagar cases under direct supervision of Hon'ble Supreme Court.