New Delhi, Sep 09: In a further crackdown, the government suspended the foreign funding of NGOs that were allegedly indulging in regions conversions in tribal areas. The decision was taken under the provisions of the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act, 2010.
The registration to receive foreign donations for religious purposes were suspended and their bank accounts were frozen, following reports from the Intelligence Bureau which said that these NGOs in several states, especially Jharkhand were converting locals to Christianity.
There has been further confirmation of how forced religious conversions are linked to terrorism. The Kerala police have arrested two persons Fayaz and Siyad on charges of helping a Muslim man convert a woman and attempting to take her Syria and sold off to the Islamic State.
The National Investigation Agency recently prepared a dossier against the Popular Front of India. It lists in the dossier various incidents relating to the outfit. The dossier is currently under examination and the Ministry of Home Affairs is yet to take a call on banning the PFI.
The Indian government has decided that that media hypocrisy or unwarranted pressure is not going to bog down the probe against the NGO’s which have been funding extremism, stage managing protests or indulging in conversions.
The list of 188 NGOs, which is with the Home Ministry will be thoroughly probed and severe action taken if found guilty, a home ministry official informed OneIndia News. This list has been drawn up by the Intelligence Bureau after conducting years of investigation which started in the year 2006.Read more