The central government notification states that there is such a turbulent and dangerous situation within the state’s border that it is necessary to use the armed forces to assist the civil administration there.
The Central Government has declared Nagaland a disturbed area for the next six months under AFSPA. The notification said, “The central government is of the opinion that the area within the border of the entire Nagaland state is in such a turbulent and dangerous condition that it is necessary to use the armed forces to assist the civil administration there.”
It further states, “… Therefore, by exercising the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, the Central Government hereby, for the purpose of the said Act, confers the entire Nagaland State on 30 December. , Declares a disturbed area for a period of six months from 2020.