Category Archives: Manipur

Will Irom Sharmila Meet Her Mother?

What makes a human being himself or herself is very much determined by the context of the social, genetic and environmental factors apart from the subjective will to make the necessary choices. When I look back, I am sure that I would not have become me, if Emergency was not declared in India. I learnt the fundamentals of political freedom because of Emergency. At this moment, I am seeing a parallel of my own experiences in Delhi more than three decades ago, on the present situations in the north east.

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