Government of India to set up a panel on AFSPA

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  • Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has set up a high-level committee chaired by a Secretary-level officer to examine the possibility of withdrawing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland.
  •  Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India Vivek Joshi will head the five-member committee and Additional Secretary in the Union Home Ministry Piyush Goel will be its Member-Secretary. The Chief Secretary and Director General of Police of Nagaland and the DGP of Assam Rifles will be the other members of the committee.
  • The committee will submit its report within 45 days.
  • For detail and background of the issue see 6 December 2021 post.

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