AFSPA extended by six months in Nagaland

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  • The Union Home Ministry extended the AFSPA Act in Nagaland for a period of six months with effect from 30th December 2021.
  • It is done in the exercise of the powers conferred under Section 3 of the AFSPA Act. Both the Central and State governments have concurrent powers in this regard.
  • As per notification “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 last extension was made on June 30
  • Union Home Ministry has set up a panel to decide on withdrawing the Act in the State.

For more details on AFSPA kindly refer to the 06th December 2021 post. 

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