As a part of struggle for democracy, Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign (SSSC) has been working on the issue of release of Irom Sharmila in different ways. To create awareness and generate support for Irom Sharmila, SSSC has organised candle vigils at Rajghat and India Gate in Delhi and in many other cities of India, launched Signature Campaigns in the 18 States, and undertook historical journeys from Srinagar to Imphal and Ahmedabad to Srinagar. SSSC met NHRC chairman, held Press conferences, sent public appeal to Prime Minister, and observed Sharmila week. Today, more than 60 civil society organizations spread across the country, support SSSC.
On the completion 13 years of Irom Sharmila’s non violent struggle against AFSPA, the peace loving people, who stand for democratic struggles for a better India and support her fight against injustice, shall demonstrate their solidarity with her through a Candle light vigil and reiterate their call, “Remove AFSPA, Save Sharmila”.
Date: 4th November 2013 on the eve of 13th years
Venue: Samta Sthal in front of Rajghat
Time: 5 .00to 6.00PM