WOMEN AND CHILDREN CONTINUE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE THIRD DAY OF FAST IN SUPPORT OF IROM SHARMILA IN IMPHAL

SOLIDARITY FAST CONTINUES TO GET MASSIVE SUPPORT: DAY III

WOMEN AND CHILDREN CONTINUE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE THIRD DAY OF FAST IN SUPPORT OF IROM SHARMILA IN IMPHAL

Dated 15th September, 2007

The third day of fast in support of Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been fasting for 7 years demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, was attended by representatives of Manipur Peace Committee, Rashtriya Yuva Sangathan, All Manipur Social Reformation Development Samaj, All Manipur Tammi Chingmi, Apunba Nupi Lup, The Salvage of Distressed North East Region Group, Ukhrul SODNER, Ukhrul, Mahila Shanti Sena, Gandhian Institute of Rural Development, Thoubal and a number of students and teachers from City Montessori Higher Secondary School.
The people who were on fast on the third day included Biju Borbaruah, N. Medhabati Devi, Sandeep Pandey, Rajeshwar Ojha, Prem Kumar, Mahesh Pandey, Faisal Khan, Manish Kumar, Iboyai, Rakesh Naorem, John Groser, Mrinchiui, Jakir, Abdul Kalam, Aku, Indadula, Y. Nabhachandra, Premjit, H. Manglem, B.C Sharma, W. Ingobi, Md. Islammudin and Md. Abdul Jabar Famous Manipuri actor R.K Reiki also paid a visit in the morning to the fast site to express his solidarity to the struggle against AFSPA.
Special mention must be made of Manipur Forward Youth Front which has been the backbone of this struggle taking care of all the logistical support for organization of this fast.

Sapamacha Kangleipal (+91-9862096539)
Irom Singhjit Singh (+91-9863151540)
G. Radha Pyari Devi (+91-9856164548)
Biju Borbaruah (+91-9435198562)

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