'Inside Reason' for PFI Ban apart from terror links

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The Government of India on Tuesday banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) for five years, days after NIA launched a massive search operation against the group

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MHA's notification said PFI had been pursuing a secret agenda to radicalize youths, undermining the concept of democracy

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PFI’s founding members were leaders of the banned terrorist organization Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and are linked to Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)

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PFI was linked with global terrorist outfits such as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

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PFI and its associates were operating openly as a socio-economic, educational, and political organisation but they have been pursuing a secret agenda to radicalise a particular section of the society

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PFI and its associates were working covertly to increase radicalisation of one community by promoting a sense of insecurity which is substantiated by the fact that some PFI cadres have joined international terrorist organizations

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As per sources, PFI was also working to divide the Hindus in order to topple the BJP government in various States

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PFI was inducing feelings of inequality among the Dalits, SCs, and OBCs against the upper castes so that the division of votes of Hindus took place ultimately leading to the fall of the Narendra Modi government