Government to take positive action on AFSPA: Chief Minister of Assam
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said today that the government will take pragmatic action regarding the Armed Forces (Special Power) Act.
“There will be positive times regarding the Armed Forces (Special Power) Law. How and when we don’t know. But I’m optimistic,” Sarma said at a press conference in Guwahati.
The Armed Forces (Special Power) Act will need to be renewed in Assam after four months.
Regarding AFSPA in Nagaland, the BJP leader said the Center has formed a panel which will submit a report in 45 days. He said they hoped for a positive development after the report.
The chief minister of Assam said the era of tribal activism in the state is now over as groups are now showing up for talks with the government.
Mr Sarma also said ULFA (I) ‘s demand for a sovereignty discussion was a stumbling block and his government was trying to break the deadlock.
The chief minister of Assam said that the urgent problems in the northeast will see a positive development. The chief minister said he sees 2022 as a year of hope.
“There have been many thorny issues in the northeast, over the past two years, under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership, we’ve seen three major issues have been resolved – the Bru refugee settlement, the agreement de Karbi and the new Bodo accord, ”Sarma said. .