In this essay, we will uncover how Irom Sharmila 's human rights are being violated by her own government, by the people she elects, by this so-called democratic nation. Sharmila 's Protest Against the Unjust Act The unjust Armed Force (Special Powers) Act 1958 which has created a lot of problems in the regions of north-eastern India and Kashmir and has led Irom Sharmila to take an action.
Sharmila Irom Essay 726 Words 3 Pages Irom Sharmila Chanu, also known as the Iron Lady of Manipur has been on an political fast since November 4, 2000 demanding the Government of India to withdraw the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) from Manipur and other areas of India’s north-east.
Irom Chanu Sharmila Irom Sharmila Chanu, the Iron Lady of Manipur, has been on a continuous hunger strike for the past 12 years in her demand from the Indian government to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA). The annual Irom Sharmila Scholarship has been set up by sociology professor Nandini Sundar of Delhi University. The scholarship amount of Rs 50,000 is awarded once.
ITANAGAR: This past Saturday when news confirmed that anti-AFSPA activist and global icon, Irom Sharmila Chanu was staring at a massive defeat in her debut election, shocked reactions from across the country began pouring in. By the time the votes had been counted, the fact that she managed to secure only 90 votes elicited the kind of social media response typical of those unaware of the.
Irom Chanu Sharmila was born to an ordinary family in the Manipur state in India in 1972. Manipur is a state of ethnic minorities in India, that has been under military control for decades. In November 2000, a special wing of the Indian military named “Assam Rifles” killed 10 persons. Sharmila was a young actvist at that time and had just.
Irom Sharmila scholarship to JNUSU, Rohith Vemula. The 2016 Irom Sharmila Scholarship was jointly awarded to Rohit Vemula (posthumously) of the Ambedkar Studies Association, Hyderabad Central.Learn More
Irom Chanu Sharmila Biography. Irom Chanu Sharmila, better known as Irom Sharmila is a civil rights activist from Manipur, popular in news headlines for the hunger strike she started in the year 2000 against Indian government demanding complete repeal of the AFSPA from Manipur and other northeast states.She states that AFSPA is the cause of violence in north east states.Learn More
Irom Chanu Sharmila after her release from JN Hospital in Imphal. PTI Photo Irom Chanu Sharmila donates 80 books to the Manipur State Central Library at a hospital ward in Imphal.Learn More
On 9 August, 2016 Irom Sharmila breaks the fast that began 16 years ago in November 2000. Following an incident of violence meted out to civilians by the state on 2 November the next year, when.Learn More
IMPHAL, May 21: Expressing that silence of the Central Government on the anti-AFSPA campaign being launched by Irom Chanu Sharmila and prompt redressal steps initiated by the Centre in the wake of hunger strike by social activist Anna Hazare testify double-standard of the Government, Janata Dal (United) National General Secretary Arun Kumar Srivastava pledged to expose the alleged.Learn More
Imphal, Aug 9 Manipur 's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on fast for about 16 years demanding repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state, was today released by a.Learn More
Irom Chanu Sharmila is a 44-year-old civil and political rights activist from Manipur. She had been on a hunger strike for 16 years, the longest hunger strike in the world, which she finally ended.Learn More
Image caption Irom Sharmila Chanu is force-fed through a pipe in her nose. A court in India has charged Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been fasting for 12 years against a draconian law in the north.Learn More
In the Indian state of Manipur, activist Irom Sharmila Chanu has been one of the strongest activists standing for the repeal of AFSPA. She has been fasting for 16 years now to this end.Learn More
Irom Chanu Sharmila, known for her 16-year-long hunger strike in protest of the alleged atrocities of the army in Manipur, demanding to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958.Learn More
With the central government deciding to decriminalise attempt to suicide, there is fresh hope for the release of civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been on a fast-unto-death for 14.Learn More
The scholarship is a lump sum of Rs. 50,000, awarded once a year. The scholarship jury will comprise of faculty from different universities in Delhi. Irom Sharmila Scholarship.Learn More