Arvind Kejriwal met Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila today. This meeting can give signal for Aam aadami party’s start in Manipur.
Irom Chanu Sharmila also known as the “Iron Lady” or “Mengoubi” (“the fair one”) or “Iron Sharmila” is a civil rights activist, political activist, and poet from the Indian state of Manipur. On 2 November 2000, she began a hunger strike which she ended on 9 August 2016, after 16 years of fasting. Having refused food and water for more than 500 weeks, she has been called “the world’s longest hunger striker”. On International Women’s Day, 2014 she was voted the top woman icon of India by MSN Poll.
Arvind Kejriwal tweeted I salute her courage and struggle. My best wishes and full support in her political endeavours