IMPHAL, September 23: A joint statement of the Save Democracy, Repeal AFSPA, Web2Source and For a Better Manipur has stated that a campaign will be organised on September 25 at Delhi and Bangalore to support Irom Sharmila, the iron lady in her struggle to repeal Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), 1958.
The campaign is being organised in co-ordination with many other organisations and voluntary forums. A peace rally and sit in protest will be organised at Bangalore from 1pm – 5pm and a candle light march will be organised at Delhi from 5pm – 8pm respectively. In Delhi, the march is being organised as part of the on-going series of campaigns under the banner of Save Democracy, Repeal AFSPA. Bangalore campaign is being organised by Web2Source in collaboration with Bangalore Manipur Students’ Association, the statement added.