Irom Sharmila Chanu

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By Tanima Banerjee: Everyone knows Anna Hazare, and is fully aware of his anti-corruption campaign against the Lokpal Bill. In fact, I am sure most of us must have personally participated in his fast-unto death protests in Ramlila Maidaan which didn’t stretch beyond a few days. The government acceded to his demands because of the […]
Save Sharmila

After the successful Jan Caravan from Srinagar to Imphal, now a Save Sharmila Jattha is being organised by the Save Sharmila Campaign from Ahmedabad to Srinagar. The Jattha will start from Ahmedabad on 23rd November and will reach Srinagar on 4th December, covering Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cuttack, Raipur, Bhopal and Jaipur. Join in, contact […]
Irom Chanu

By Shravya Gotur: A couple of weeks back I was watching ‘Real Heroes’ aired on CNN-IBN and was really moved by Binalakshmi Nepram’s acceptance speech focussed on the draconian Armed Force Special Powers Act (AFSPA). In a way then, Anna Hazare’s movement has turned out to be more than just an anti-corruption crusade; It has […]
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“Unshackle me from the cage of thorns… that bind me. In this narrow room, for no fault of mine, like a caged bird” – Irom Sharmila
Irom Sharmila Chanu

By Bikram Bora: Recently, I came across a post somewhere on the internet denoting Irom Sharmila as ‘anti-Indian’ and linking her with ‘naxals’ and ‘Maoists’. Now this has been an interesting development following the not-so-successful protest rally in Delhi demanding the repealing of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and thus bringing an end to the […]
Indian Media YKA

By Danish Khan How many states do we have in our country? 29 including NCR Delhi, 6 Union Territories but for our mainstream Indian media it is not the same. In our media sphere we see and read news related to almost every state but most of the times news from the North-Eastern States are […]
irom chanu

By Amritapa Basu: “I am not important for this world, just like a worm that can be crushed.” Irom Sharmila Chanu Anna Hazare fasted for four days and the nation stirred up into action to support his cause. Irom Sharmila Chanu has been fasting for the past 11 years and barely anyone knows about it. […]

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