Irom Sharmila Floats Political Party

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Rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who ended in August her 16-year long fast she undertook to demand repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from Manipur, formed a political party.

The name of her party is “People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance”.

Sharmila’s sole agenda is to have the AFSPA repealed from Manipur.

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