Shah: Modi govt decides to reduce ‘disturbed areas’ under AFSPA in Northeast: Amit Shah | India News

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Internal Affairs Amit Shah on Saturday said the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi again decided to reduce the jurisdiction of “disturbed areas” declared under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, or AFSPA, in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur. In a series of tweets, king said the decision was made based on a significant improvement in the security situation in northeast India.
“A historic day for the North East! Prime Minister @narendramodi led GoI once again decided to reduce disturbed areas in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur under AFSPA. This decision was made based on improvement. significant on the security situation in Northeast India,” he said.
Mr. Shah said that for the first time in India’s history, Prime Minister Modi has prioritized security, peace and development in the northeastern region and as a result, the region is now rapidly on the path of peace and development. .
He expressed gratitude to the prime minister for bringing a positive change in the lives of the people of the northeast and connecting the region to the “heart of the rest of India”.
“Congratulations to our Northeast brothers and sisters on this momentous occasion,” Shah said.
The AFSPA grants armed force personnel, operating in disturbed areas, the power to search, arrest, and open fire if they deem it necessary to “maintain public order.”
An area or county is notified as a disturbed area under the AFSPA to facilitate armed force operations.


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