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Patrial withdrawal of AFSPA

New Delhi: The Centre has withdrawn AFSPA  1958 from 24 districts in view of an improved law and order situation.

According to the notification, it would come into force from April 1,2022.

Apart from the hills districts, AFSPA will be in force in Sivasagar, Jorhat,  Tinsukia. 

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked the Centre for the decision and hoped that the Act would be a thing of the past for the entire state in the near future. 

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