Kolkata: The courageous tale of Irom Chanu Sharmila, the 'Iron Lady of Manipur', who has not eaten a morsel of food since the last eleven years has now been included in the collection of 'Ripley's Believe It or Not'.
Under the banner of Just Peace Foundation (JPF), supporters of Irom had written to researchers at the US-based Ripley's franchise requesting them to include her case in their list of unusual and unbelievable feats.
"They have replied saying they have featured her story," JPF's Kshetrimayum Onil told PTI from Imphal.
Recognising her uncompromising stand and rock-like willpower, a graffiti along with Irom's sketch and a brief note on her has been put up on the website of Ripley....more
02:44 AM, May 10, 2012
New Delhi: Manipur's iron lady Irom Sharmila, who is on fast for the past 11 years to demand the repeal of the AFPSA, spoke exclusively to CNN-IBN saying that once the government accepts her demands she will break her fast. Anubha Bhonsle: In this room of the Jawaharlal Nehru hospital as a prisoner, as someone who is in judicial custody, what would you like to say to the Prime Minister?...
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