Centre Declares Entire Nagaland 'Disturbed Area', Extends AFSPA for 6 More Months

by Rahul Gautam Jul 01, 2020 • 07:10 PM Views 971


The central government has declared the NDPP-BJP ruled Nagaland a 'disturbed area' for the next six months. According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Central Government is of the opinion that the entire Nagaland state is in such a disturbing and dangerous situation that it is necessary to give powers to the armed forces to help the citizens. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has subsequently been extended