1. Irom Sharmila announces her regional party ‘People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance’

Irom Sharmila announces her regional party ‘People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance’

After ending her fast of 16-long years, Irom Chanu Sharmila made the announcement that she will be launching her political party soon and today the name of her party was revealed.

By: | New Delhi | Published: October 18, 2016 2:05 PM
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After ending her fast of 16-long years, Irom Chanu Sharmila made the announcement that she will be launching her political party soon and today the name of her party was revealed.

Irom’s party would be ‘People’s Resurgence Justice Alliance’ and she will be contesting in the Manipur Assembly elections due for early next year. She had declared in August that she wanted to become the chief minister of Manipur so that she could repeal the contentious AFSPA in the state.

She had also met Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal previously to get his advice on how to win the elections and ‘defeat major political parties.’ She had also expressed a demand to meet PM Narendra Modi in the same regard.

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Tha AFSPA is an act of the Parliament of India that grants special powers to the Armed forces in disturbed areas. Sharmila was against the shooting and arrest of many innocents under AFSPA.

44-year old Sharmila who had been fasting for 16 years in protest of the Armed Forces (Special) Act (AFSPA) and was released on bail after she signed a Personal Recognition Bond on August 9.

Known as the ‘Iron Lady’, Irom Sharmila was acquitted in section 309 i.e. attempt to commit suicide as she would refuse to eat anything continuing the indefinite hunger strike.

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    Rabi Mishra
    Feb 19, 2017 at 4:09 am
    She will never win the election unless she becomes crooked like her guru Kejriwal
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    Bala
    Feb 6, 2017 at 11:55 am
    she has to provide her email address for giving some tips to her over come the greedy politicians. and overcome her problems faced by her last 16 years . Otherwise, she cannot succeed in her efforts.
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