Indian state of Nagaland declared disturbed area for six more months
NEW DELHI: The entire Indian state of Nagaland has been declared a disturbed area for six more months, till December-end, under the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act, the move clearly shows growing resentment in Nagaland against New Delhi.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the black law empowers the Indian forces to conduct operations anywhere and arrest anyone without prior notice.
The Act has been in force in Nagaland for several decades.
In a notification, the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed that the Central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole 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.