Controversial law AFSPA will soon be withdrawn from Assam: Amit Shah

Controversial law AFSPA will soon be withdrawn from Assam: Amit Shah

Federal Interior Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday promised that the Armed Forces Special Forces Act (AFSPA) would soon be withdrawn from Assam. He added that eight years later, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the controversial law was partially withdrawn from the state.

“Since 1990, AFSPA has been imposed on Assam to confront the rebellion. Under the eight-year reign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, AFSPA has been partially removed from most of Assam. From 23 districts. It has been partially removed. It has completely withdrawn from Assam, “he said in Gwahati after awarding the President’s Color Award to Assam police for” exemplary service over the last 25 years. “

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He added that Assam police have made tireless efforts to bring peace to the state. “Assam police brought law and order to the state after a decade of rebellion. We pay tribute to Assam’s role in bringing peace to the state after a long history of rebellion,” he said. rice field.

This recognition came about when Assam police led the “war on drugs” in the state last year. In addition, they came under the scanner due to a series of encounters in which the suspect was shot by a police officer as he tried to escape detention or resist detention and cause many deaths. I did.