E. Abubacker, chairman, Popular Front of India has conveyed deep condolences over the sad demise of the renowned Islamic scholar and Milli leader Maulana Abdul Wahab Kilji sahib. By the demise of Maulana Abdul Wahab Kilji, Indian Muslim community has lost a powerful voice for justice and peace, that too at times of frequent atrocities and rights violations. Maulana Abdul Wahab Kilji, while leading the Ahle-Hadith movement in the country, was active in the leadership of Muslim joint platforms like All India Muslim Personal Law Board and All India Milli Council.
Popular Front of India Assam state committee organized a grand conference called "People's Conference" at Barpeta Road in Assam on 31 March 2018. Thousands of people, including women and children, drawn from various parts of the state, gathered to witness the programme.
Popular Front Chairman E . Abubuckar inaugurated the programme. Addressing the gathering, he asked people of Assam and the country at large not to be swayed by the divisive policies of Sangh Pariwar.
Nationwide protests were held demanding to withdraw the false case against the All India Personal Law Board spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani registered in Hazratganj police station at Lucknow. The protests were jointly conducted by Popular Front of India and Bharath Mukthi Morcha. Hundreds of people including women attended all protest programmes. They demanded that FIR against Sajjad Nomani alleging hate speech must be quashed. In the national capital, U. P. Bhavan March was held demanding withdrawal of the false case.
Assalamu Alaikum Warahmathullahi wa barakathu
As all of you are well aware, our country is going through a very crucial situation. Even democracy and freedom are under threat. Almost all people who are aware of the situation express their concern over the fascist attack on the constitutional values and peaceful co-existence in the nation. As always, Muslims and Dalits are in the most vulnerable situation.
Popular Front of India Chairman E. Abubakcer has welcomed the judgment by a fast track court (FTC) in Ramgarh which awarded life imprisonment to 11 of the 12 Sangh Pariwar men convicted in Alimuddin Ansari’s lynching that took place in Jharkhand last year.
The national and state leaders of Popular Front of India, in a press meet held at Mumbai Press Club urged all those who are against the ideologies and activities of Sangh Parivar to fight the politics of ban started from Jharkhand state. National Executive Council member E. M. Abdul Rahiman, State President Syed Yusuf Sadath, State General Secretary Meraj Ansari, Mumbai city convenor Mazhar addressed the press meet. They have called the press meet in the context of banning Popular Front in Jharkhand by the state government.
A resolution passed by the National Executive Council meeting of Popular Front of India welcomed the growing public opinion against the anti-democratic ban on the organization in BJP ruled Jharkhand. The meeting expressed gratitude to all organisations and leaders who have openly spoken out against the ban.
More than a fortnight after ban on Popular Front of India in Jharkhand, different organizations, activists and intellectuals in several parts of India are raising their opposition against it. In North-East states like Manipur, Assam and also in southern state of Andhra Pradesh several protest meetings were held against the ban.
Popular Front Chairman E Abubacker in a statement took strong exception to the FIR lodged by The Hazratganj police against All India Muslim Personal Law Board spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani alleging sedition. He rubbished the accusations made by UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman, Waseem Rizvi against Maulana.