Centre declares State of Nagaland to be a ‘disturbed area’ for 6 months

Ministry of Home Affairs issues notification stating that the Central Government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of State of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary.

Thus, in exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, Centre declared that whole of the said State to be a ‘disturbed area’ for a period of six months with effect from 30th June, 2020 for the purpose of that Act.


Ministry of Home Affairs

[Notification dt. 30-06-2020]

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