Assam Govt Welcomes Centre's Decision Of AFSPA Withdrawal
Assam CM Hemant Biswa welcomed the decision of the Central Government to reduce disturbed region stretch in the state. Biswa said, "I whole-heartedly welcome the decision of PM Narendra Modi to withdraw AFSPA from all areas of Assam barring nine districts and one sub-division". With this, approximately 60% of the state will be free from AFSPA's jurisdiction. Notably AFSPA is in force since 1990 in Assam.
Tags: PM Modi Government, AFSPA, Assam, CM Hemant Biswa, Districts