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 ‘╦ťRabindranath Tagore Peace Prize’ on September 11, 2010. The award carrying Rs 51 lakhs, a gold medal and a citation was...