For the rioters in Pune, a Bodo tribal, a Meitei Manipuri and a Nepalese from Darjeeling were clearly indistinguishable and interchangeable: like peas in a bad pod. Unfortunately, this is not a stray blindness: it is almost a national trait.
Posted on December 5, 2009
Irom Sharmila has been fasting for 10 years. Her epic resistance should be part of universal folklore.
Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Assam Rifles, Democracy ‘Encountered’: Rights’ Violations in Manipur, Irom Sharmila, Irom Sharmila's indefinite fast, Lakshman, Manipur, Manorama Devi rape case, Manorama killing, Manorama Mothers, Northeast, repeal AFSPA, satyagraha, Shoma Chaudhury, Volume 6 Issue 48