Dear Friends ,
As you might be aware of the ‘Save sharmila
which is a nation-wide struggle against the neglection and suppression
of Irom Sharmila Chanu, a Manipuri poet turned activist who has been
on a relay hunger-protest for last12 years just to protest against the
Armed Forces Special Powers Act(AFSPA) in Manipur. For this, SSSC has
organized various events such as save Sharmila jan karwan from
srinagar to imphal, solidarity fasts, candle vigils, documentary
sessions, public awareness rallies, sitting in protests, delegation
meets with NHRC & memorandum to Prime minister etc successfully in the
Now we have decided to organize a ‘Save Sharmila week’ from 8th march
i.e International Women s Day to 14th march i.e Irom Sharmila
birthday but on 14th we are not organizing any thing because Sharmila told us not to hold any kind of celebration on 14th march on her birthday as it will divert the issue.
In her recent visit to Delhi, Irom sharmila again repeated
her commitment about democracy, democratic values and non violence.she openly declared that her struggle is completely nonviolent. wefeel that now it is the responsibility of all of us who believes indemocratic values and non violence and thus we should come forward andraise our voice and show our solidarity with her supporting herhunger-protest of 12 long years which is nonetheless an important yetneglected non-violent and democratic struggle in the World’s largestdemocracy.During the week long programme our main object is to make people awareabout her struggle for peace and democracy and to show our solidaritywith her.The tentative of the programme shall be as follows:
8th March:Thiruvottiyur seva priya hall Chhenai -Tamilandu 2pm : contact: Gandimadi ,09884124676 ,Inamul,09911292235
9th March - Puducherry :near Anna Statue 11am to 3pm, : contact:Sandil ,09894775975
10th march JAIPUR,:Venue,Statue chowk Ccontact,09607240 , Beekaner,Rajsthan: contact: Mahipal Ganganagar,Rajesh ,09950401037 11th March - Near Anaj Mandi Fatehabad - HARYANA: contact:Dheeraj gaba ,09416087822
12th March - Shayam Bazar in front Mahraja Manindra college 5 pm
,Kolkotta West Bengal: contact:Subhjit duttagupta ,09831038821
13th March - Srinagar - 3pm, Jammu and kashmir : Contact: Dr gulam rasool.08803943048
And the SOLIDARITY FAST BY SAVE SHARMILA VOLUNTEER FROM 12
March 6:00 AM TO 13TH March 11:00 AM IN IMPHAL WITH IROM SHARMILA.
Note- After Every One Year the Govt. releases Sharmila due to some Legal & Constitutional Provisions. So This Year She Will Be Released on 12th March after which we will join her.
(A joint initiative of various organizations & movements)
We welcome your participation/suggestion/feedbacks. We work in favor of Peace, Democracy, Non Violence, Human Rights.
Our demands with Govt of India:
To take positive steps of talk
To send all party delegation
To send members of
To send special team of doctors from New delhi to examine Irom's health