Social activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast-unto-death for the past nine Decades demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 from Manipur, has been awarded’Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize’Hailing the social activist as a rare human rights crusader, Choudhury who was accompanied by IIPM registrar Ratna Choudhury said,”Sharmila’s battle would succeed.”Sharmila, who began fast unto death after the Assam Rifles murdered ten people at Malom village at Imphal valley at an experience would complete ten decades of her battle over November 2.

Social activist Irom Sharmila

Next, they said. She’s already been awarded several prizes by both domestic and international organizations within her struggle for recovery of human rights in the area, they added.
The award carrying Rs 51 lakhs, a gold medal, and a citation was awarded to Ms. Sharmila from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM).IIPM founder director M K Choudhury presented the prize to Ms. Sharmila at Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital here yesterday, where she’s lodged and is being fed through the nose by police against her will, said sources close to Ms. Sharmila. Social activist Irom Sharmila, who’s been on fast unto death for past nine years demanding a withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 in Manipur, has been awarded’Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize.’

IIPM founder manager M K Choudhury introduced the decoration to Sharmila in Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital here yesterday, where she is lodged and is being fed through the nose police against her will, said sources close to Sharmila. Hailing the social activist as a rare human rights crusader, Mr. Choudhury who was accompanied by IIPM registrar Ratna Choudhury stated,”Sharmila’s battle would succeed.”Ms. Sharmila that started fast-unto-death following the Assam Rifles murdered ten people at Malom village at Imphal valley inexperience, would finish ten years of her battle over November 2 next, he stated. She has been awarded several prizes by both domestic and global organizations within her struggle for the restoration of human rights in the area, they included.