New Delhi. The Armed Forces Special Powers Act ie AFSPA, implemented in many states of the Northeast including Nagaland, can be removed. Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has said that a committee will be formed to remove AFSPA from his state. This committee will submit its report within 45 days. A decision in this regard was taken in a meeting held in Delhi on Thursday under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Amit Shahi. Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Naga People’s Front Legislature Party chief TR Zeliang were also present in the meeting.
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In the meeting held with Amit Shah, it was also decided that a Court of Inquiry would be set up in the case of killing of civilians in Mon district of Nagaland on December 4, which would take action against the military units and army officers accused of the accident. Significantly, 14 innocent civilians were killed in this incident. then the state There is constant tension in the state and there are agitations to remove the AFSPA.