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Centre Declares Nagaland Disturbed Area For Another Six Months

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Centre Declares Nagaland 'Disturbed Area' For Another Six Months

Centre has prolonged the operation of the AFSPA in Nagaland. (Representational)

New Delhi:

The centre has additional prolonged the operation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland for six extra months whereas declaring the state as a “disturbed area”.

According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the centre is of the opinion that the world comprising the entire of the state of Nagaland is in “disturbed and dangerous” situation.

“Whereas the Central Government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of the State of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary,” the notification learn.

“Now, therefore, in the exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 the Central Government hereby declares that whole of the state of Nagaland to be ‘disturbed area’ for a period of six months with effect from 30th June 2021 for the purpose of the said Act,” it added.

The AFSPA grants particular powers to the armed forces in “disturbed areas.”

According to The Disturbed Areas (Special Courts) Act, 1976, as soon as declared “disturbed”, the world has to take care of the established order for no less than three months.

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