New Delhi: The Centre is considering partially revoking the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from BJP-ruled Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in view of improved law and order in the two states, sources in the Union Home Ministry said here on Sunday.

"The Centre is considering gradually easing out AFSPA from the two states and we have asked the state governments for their comments on the issue.

We have got intelligence reports suggesting that several areas in the two states are free from insurgency," said a senior Home Ministry official.

"The Centre is also in consultation with Indian Army and other security agencies, evaluating all pros and cons before arriving to the final decision," the source added.

AFSPA was completely removed from Meghalaya and partially revoked in Arunachal Pradesh by being reduced from 16 to eight police stations in the state.

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