MHA notification said that the AFSPA has been extended for another six months in Dimapur, Niuland, Chumoukedima, Mon, Kiphire, Noklak, Phek and Peren districts in Nagaland and the areas falling within the jurisdiction of Khuzama, Kohima North, Kohima South, Zubza and Kezocha police stations in Kohima district.
The AFSPA also extended in Mangkolemba, Mokochung-I, Longtho, Tuli, Longchem and Anaki ‘C’ police stations in Mokokchung District, Yanglok police station in Longleng District, Bhandari, Champang and Ralan police stations in Wokha District, Ghatashi, Pughoboto, Satakha, Suruhuto, Zunheboto and Aghunato police stations in Zunheboto District of Nagaland.
The MHA said that act is also extended for another six months in Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts in Arunachal Pradesh and the areas falling within the jurisdiction of Namsai, Mahadevpur and Chowkham Police stations in Namsai district.
The Central government from April 2022 reduced disturbed areas under AFSPA in many areas of Nagaland, Assam and Manipur.
It was lifted from Tripura in 2015, in Meghalaya in 2018, and in Mizoram in the 1980s.