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The Iron lady of Maipur Irom Sharmila on Tuesday, confirmed the reports of her joining politics soon.
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While addressing a Press Conference after breaking her 16-year long fast, Irom said " I want to join politics as I've been called the Iron lady of Manipur & I want to live up to that name."
"I don't understand why some radical groups are against me wanting to get into politics?"he added.
After being on fast for the last 16 years demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Manipur’s ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Chanu Sharmila ended her fast on Tuesday afternoon.
The 44-year-old iconic rights activist, who was forcibly fed through a nasal tube since 2000 to keep her alive at a prison-turned-hospital, broke her fast at a local court in Imphal.
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