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Irom Sharmila- Burning Bright

Ms. Irom Sharmila Chanu (Born on 14th March 1972) – a social activist and poet from Manipur, who has been on ‘fast-unto-death’ for the past nine years demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 from Manipur, has been awarded ‘˜Rabindranath Tagore Peace... 

AFSPA And Manipur

Following the three-month-long unrest in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), the issue of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)-1958 has come to the surface again. While the Act is the topic of hot debate at the centre, hitting the headlines of the major national dailies, and keeping the intelligentsia pensive,...