Assam declared as Disturbed Area Under AFSPA for 3 More Months

Posted on:06 May 2017 13:11:36
Assam declared as Disturbed Area Under AFSPA for 3 More Months
06 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • The Government declared the entire Assam as a “disturbed” area under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) for another 3 months.

  • In addition, the government has placed three districts of Arunachal Pradesh, namely Tirap, Changlang and Longding and other areas falling under 16 police stations bordering Assam.

  • In Assam, 75 incidents of violence have been reported in 2016 and 9 in 2017.

  • The Assam has been placed under AFSPA since November 1990.


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