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What is AFSPA??? Why it has been employed in J&K and Nagaland???

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Asked by SHIVANKIT BHARDWAJ, 21 Apr '12 08:22 pm
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Armed forces special power act which give them some special power since these two places are full of terrorists and anti national elements it is in manpur and not in nagaland
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 21 Apr '12 09:20 pm

 
  
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The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), was passed on September 11, 1958, by the Parliament of India. It conferred special powers upon armed forces in what the act calls "disturbed areas" in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. It was later extended to Jammu and Kashmir as The Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990 in July 1990.

The Articles in the Constitution of India empower state governments to declare a state of emergency due to one or more of the following reasons:
Failure of the administration and the local police to tackle local issues.
Return of (central) security forces leads to return of miscreants/erosion of the "peace dividend".
The scale of unrest or instability in the state is too large for local forces to handle.

In such cases, it is the prerogative of the state government to call for central help. In most cases, for example during elections, when the local police may be stretched t ...more
Answered by Prince Deva, 21 Apr '12 08:29 pm

 
  
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Armed forces special power act...due to terrorism...
Answered by vijay, 22 Apr '12 11:47 pm

 
  
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Wrong information. AFSPA employed in J&K and Manipur.................not Nagaland
Answered by ABC XYZ, 21 Apr '12 08:30 pm

 
  
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