Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Home Minister Amit Shah Forms Committee To Withdrawal Of AFSPA In Nagaland

AFSPA Withdrawal News: After the violence in Nagaland, the demand for withdrawal of AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) from the state is being raised loudly. The Chief Minister of Nagaland had also demanded the withdrawal of AFSPA from the state. Now the Nagaland government has shared information about the meeting held with the Union Home Minister in this regard.

According to the statement issued by the Nagaland government, Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting on 23 December to discuss the current scenario in Nagaland. The meeting was attended by the Chief Minister of Nagaland, the CM of Assam and others.

The Nagaland government has said in a statement that it was decided in this meeting that a committee would be constituted to investigate the withdrawal of AFSPA in Nagaland. According to the state government, the committee will submit its report in 45 days and based on its recommendations, the withdrawal of disturbed areas and AFSPA from Nagaland will be done.

According to the press release issued, it was discussed in the meeting that immediate disciplinary action would be initiated against the military unit and the military personnel directly involved in the Oting incident through a Court of Inquiry.

What happened in Nagaland?

At least 14 people were killed and 11 others were injured in three incidents of firing by security forces in Nagaland’s Mon district. Police had said that the first incident of firing was probably a case of mistaken identity.

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