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No amendment to AFSPA: Centre

The Government on Tuesday informed that there is no proposal to amend the Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990.

“There is no proposal under consideration of Government of India to withdraw the Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990 from Jammu and Kashmir”, said Minster of State for Home Hansaraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

“However, a proposal is under consideration to make Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 more operationally effective and humane”, he added.

Savio Rodrigues

Savio Rodrigues Founder & Editor-in-Chief GoaChronicle.com

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