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HindustanTimes Sun,24 Aug 2014

'Don't repeal AFSPA now'

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, March 16, 2013
First Published: 01:01 IST(16/3/2013) | Last Updated: 01:02 IST(16/3/2013)

Two days after five security personnel were killed in a fidayeen attack in Srinagar, army chief General Bikram Singh on Friday cautioned against tampering with the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was not the right time to repeal the law.

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At a time when demands are being made to withdraw the controversial law, he said, "If I were to be asked, I would say the time is not right to tamper with this act."


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