Irom Sharmila Her New Party People's Resurgence Justice Alliance": Beginning her political journey, activist Iron ladu of Manipur Irom Sharmila on Tuesday announced a new political party People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance ( PRJA), will contest the Assembly polls in Manipur in 2017. 44-year-old Sharmila, who broke her 16-year-long fast demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act on August 9 earlier this year had announced her decision to test political waters.Making the announcement at Imphal Press Club Iron Ladu Ms Sharmila said that she will be contesting from two constituencies in the State - Thoubal and Khurai. While Khurai is her home constituency, Thoubal is constituency of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.
She will be the co-convenor of the party which includes a number of activists and entrepreneurs. Erendro Leichombam, an academician is the convenor of the party.
Source: The Hindu
Courtesy: : The Hindu