Amid the ongoing hijab row, the Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) on Thursday held a unity march in Rajasthan’s Kota on the occasion of its foundation day.
The news: The unity march was taken out to show solidarity with students protesting against the hijab ban in educational institutions in Karnataka.
Earlier the permission to organise the march was denied by the district administration in its order copy. However, the administration permitted them to hold the rally at a stadium.
- Popular Front of India (PFI) workers marched to Nayapura Stadium in Kota ahead of a public rally there to mark the foundation day of the organisation. PFI is banned in some states of the country.
- On the occasion of Popular Front Day, volunteers conducted many activities in other states as well.
What they’re saying: The BJP has hit out at the Congress Government in Rajasthan for allowing the NIA designated radical hate group to enter Rajasthan’s political discourse.
- BJP National Spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla in his twitter post wrote, “Congress ka haath PFI, tukde gang ke saath.”
- “Once again Congress legitimises NIA designated radical hate group PFI by allowing it to take out its annual march in Rajasthan with thousands. Earlier Cong had an alliance with SDPI in K’taka too. Soft corner for Islamist extremists,” the post reads.
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