‘Disturbed area’ along the borders of State of Assam notified by the Central Government

On 05.05.2015, the Central Government in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 declared the entire State of Assam, including the areas falling within 20 km wide belt in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya along their border with the State of Assam, as ‘disturbed area’ for a period of six months from the date of publication of this Notification, unless withdrawn earlier. The ‘disturbed area’ also includes whole of Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts in Arunachal Pradesh as well as the area falling within the jurisdiction of following police stations in districts of Arunachal Pradesh, bordering the State of Assam:

  • Banderdewa, Doimukh, Balijan and Kimin police stations in Papumpare district;
  • Likabali police station in West Siang district;
  • Ruksin,Nari and Oyan police stations in East Siang district;
  • Roing police station in Lower Dibang Valley district;
  • Seijosa police station in East Kameng district;
  • Bhalukpong and Balemu police station in West Kameng district;
  • Namsai and Mahadevpur police stations in Namsai district;
  • Sunpura police station in Lohit district;
  • Dulung Mukh Police Out Post, Lower Subansiri district.

-Ministry of Home Affairs

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