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Blood donation camp by PFI

Bajpe: Popular Front of India Sunkadakatte conducted a blood donation camp on 7th June at Royal house Bajpe. The camp was sponsored by A.J hospital Mangaluru.

President Sadik inaugurated the camp by donating blood. The camp started at 10:30 in morning and continued till 2 p.m. 75 donors donated blood in the camp.

Secretary Shareef Bajpe, Bajpe GP member Nazeer, Riyaz Bajpe, Irshad Jari and others were present.
  • Published in Surathkal

State government is indulging in appeasing politics: VHP

Karkala: The State government has withdrawn more than 130 cases against 1600 activists of PFI and KFD including cases of communal violence, assault on police, and conspiracy against the state to appease one community. VHP Karkala strongly condemns this move of the state government said Mahesh Shenoy Beluru in a press release.

The state government is hurting the feelings of Hindus. The government is doing this for the sake of vote bank politics, he said. This will affect the security of the nation, he added.

  • Published in Karkala
PFI rally turns violent: One killed, many injured

PFI rally turns violent: One killed, many injured

Shivamogga: Ekatha Jatha for Democracy (Unity March) taken out by Popular Front of India turned violent as communal clash erupted between two groups resulting in the death of one person and injuring many others. The incident took place on Thursday February 19 in Therthahalli. Police immediately responded to the situation and after dispersing the groups prohibitory orders has been imposed.

It is reported that a group questioned about the raising of pro-Pakistan and anti RSS slogans from the people gathered in the march. They also told to stop shouting those slogans but the other group did not agree. This gave rise to tense moments and at one stage, the two groups seemed to be headed for a pitched, battle after heated words were exchanged between them.

Later while returning from the programme some PFI activists attacked a person named Vishwanath (40), a resident of Alkola village near Gajanur Camp in the district. Vishwanath, who was assaulted with lethal weapons, was grievously injured, and died on way to hospital.

The activists of PFI continued to raise slogans even after the police asked them to desist from doing so. Near the vegetable market, some stones were hurled at the procession. In retaliation, stones were pelted, and shops and stalls were set on fire at Gopi Circle and Gandhi Bazaar. A vehicle that was carrying the mortal remains of a person in a casket, also was rained with stones.

After petty shops selling sugarcane juice, fruits, tyre puncture repair shops and others were gutted by fire, merchants began closing down their shops on Nehru Road, Durgigudi, Garden Area, B H Road, Gandhi Bazaar, etc. As people rushed back to homes, streets wore a deserted look.Those injured in the lathi charge were admitted into Mcgann Hospital.

The policemen had to resort to caning to disperse the clashing groups. The trouble also spread to Gajanur, Ooragadur and other areas in the outskirts of the town. Additional police contingents were deployed in strategic places. A day's holiday for Friday has been declared for all the schools and colleges in the town. It is learnt that five persons were arrested relating to this incident.
  • Published in Karnataka
Popular front day celebrated by PFI

Popular front day celebrated by PFI

Bajpe: Popular front of India celebrated Popular front day at Sunkadakatte by hoisting a flag at Sunkadakatte junction.

Mosque president Saduddin hoisted the flag.

PFI division chief secretary Siraj Bajpe said that this is the day for underprivileged and poor people.

Chief guests were secretary of PFI, Hakim Kolambe and president of the front of Bajpe division, Yahya Bajpe and Riyaz ,president Sunkadakatte area.

  • Published in Mangaluru

PFI holds huge protest in Mangaluru

Mangaluru: The district unit of Popular Front of India (PFI) on Friday registered a complaint against Vishwa Hindu Parisha’s Dakshina Prata Pramukh Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat accusing him of making a speech hurting religious sentiments during the Virat Hindu Sangam, held in Puttur on January 16.

In a complaint, Arsha, a PFI activist, had accused Mr. Bhat of speaking lightly about wearing burqas and other customs followed by Muslims. He also accused Mr. Bhat of defaming the Muslims. The Puttur Town Police have registered the complaint.

Earlier, PFI organized a huge demonstration seeking harmony in the district. The protest demonstration condemned the recent communal clashes that erupted at Karaya in Beltangady and the subsequent incidents at Uppinangady.

In his address, PFI district president A M Athavullah sought action, including invoking the provisions of the Gooda Act against persons who are disturbing peace in the district. He also said that people like Praveen Togadia, Jagadish Karanth and Pramod Muthalik should not be allowed to enter the district.
  • Published in short news
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