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Mizo Students� body demands repeal of AFSPA

By The Assam Tribune

AIZAWL, June 1 - Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) (Mizo Student�s Federation) today submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through Governor Lt Gen Nirbhay Sharma demanding repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958.

The memorandum from North East Students� Organisation (NESO) was submitted on the same day by all its constituent members in all the NE States to their respective Governors. The region�s student body also demanded formulation of a comprehensive policy on checking infiltration of illegal migrants from neighbouring countries.

The Centre should take immediate initiatives to prepare a register of citizens by updating the National Register of Citizens, (NRC) 1951, which is the only official document on citizenship, they said. � PTI

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