Irom Sharmila: India activist to end 16-year hunger strike
A political activist who has been on a hunger strike for 16 years in north-east India is to end her fast.
Irom Sharmila has been campaigning against a law that provides the Indian army sweeping powers to tackle insurgency in her home state, Manipur.
Sanjoy Majumder reports.
Produced by Shalu Yadav, filmed and edited by Neha Sharma
09 Aug 2016
- From the section India