AFSPA is implemented in areas where armed forces are needed to assist the civil administration.
AFSPA in Arunachal Pradesh The central government declared three districts of Arunachal Pradesh and two police station areas of another district as ‘disturbed’ for the next six months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act after reviewing the militant activities and law and order Is. The notification issued by the Union Home Ministry in this regard will be effective from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. A ministry official said on Friday that for the first time after a long time, the AFSPA law will not be applicable in two police station areas of two other districts – Lower Dibang and Lohit – and the decision has been taken in view of the improvement in the security situation.Also Read – Kiren Rijiju danced on the folk songs of Arunachal, PM Modi said – our law minister is also a good dancer
In a notification dated April 1, 2021, in exercise of the powers vested in Section-3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, the Central Government in Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts of Arunachal Pradesh and four police station areas- two in Namsai district and Lower One police station area each in Dibang and Lohit districts, which are adjacent to the Assam border, was declared as ‘disturbed’ area. The ministry recently reviewed the law and order situation in Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts of Arunachal Pradesh and four police station areas bordering Assam. Also Read – Big statement of Chief Minister of Assam, said – ‘PFI’s hand behind Darang violence, Central government should impose restrictions’
“The Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts of Arunachal Pradesh and Namsai and Mahadevapur police station areas of Namsai district in the exercise of the powers vested in section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, on 1 October 2021,” the notification said. is declared a ‘disturbed area’ till the order is withdrawn on or before 31 March 2022. Also Read – 2 killed, several injured in violent clash between police and protesters in Assam; Government ordered inquiry
AFSPA is implemented in areas where armed forces are needed to assist the civil administration. Another official said that banned militant organizations like NSCN, ULFA and NDFB are present in some areas of Arunachal Pradesh.