AFSPA: The Rule

  • Kuenzang Dorji and Ramandeep singh
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  • Kuenzang Dorji

    Student at Lovely Professional University, India

  • Ramandeep singh

    Assistant Professor at Lovely Professional University, India

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AFSPA stands for Armed Force Special Powers Act. AFSPA is a parliamentary Act that provides about exceptional rights and powers to the Special Forces in order to keep the public in control in the upset areas like Kashmir, Manipur, Assam, etc… States like Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, and Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir, these places have dispute as a result of contrasts in religion, language and race. The people living in these states have been facing about various humanitarian issues, every now and then. Kashmir is a mountainous region in the extreme north of Indian subcontinent. It is a state that cherishes a vital geo-political situation and circumstances with China in its east and Pakistan in its west, a state well known for its beautiful nature and abundance of resources. However, dirtied with blood and violence. The uprising terrorist organizations and the external tension from Pakistan have resulted to AFSPA; the Act has been a criticism from numerous personal and organizations of human rights for the violation of human rights. However, the Act even serves about great purpose in bringing the situation under control of the Government. Above anything else the Act has succeeded in keeping away the international intervention in the governance of Jammu and Kashmir.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 1130 - 1140


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