AFSPA in Nagaland Current Affairs, GK & News

Extension of AFSPA in Nagaland

On December 30, 2021, Central government declared entire Nagaland as a “disturbed area” for six more months, under the AFSPA Act. Key Facts This declaration will be in effect, starting from December 30, 2021. Government has also termed the state’s condition as “disturbed and dangerous”. This decision was taken days after the central government constituted ..

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Panel to look into AFSPA withdrawal from Nagaland

On December 26, 2021, Union Government constituted a high-level committee to look into withdrawal of AFSPA from Nagaland, in the aftermath of killing of six civilians in an Army ambush on December 4, 2021. About the Committee The five-member committee is chaired by a Secretary-level officer. Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India, Vivek Joshi ..

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Nagaland seeks AFSPA repeal

In the aftermath of security forces’ killing of 14 civilians in Mon district of Nagaland, the National People’s Party MP Agatha Sangma asked in Lok Sabha to repeal the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, also demanded to repeal the AFSPA. Key Points During the Zero Hour of the Lok ..

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