Monday, September 20, 2021


North East

AFSPA extended in Assam for another 6 months

Guwahati, September 11: The Assam government extended the 'Disturbed Area' status of the state for another six months from August 28 under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), according to an official statement issued on Saturday. The AFSPA was imposed in Assam in November 1990 and is extended every six months since then after a review by the state government."The Government of Assam in exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 has declared the entire State of Assam as "Disturbed Area"...