Irom Sharmila breaks 16-year long Fast

irom-sharmila-ends-fastManipuri political activist Irom Sharmila breaks her 16-year long hunger strike against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act on Tuesday.

This international icon ended her 16-year-long fast and announced she wants to become Chief Minister one day.

Sharmila told a court here on Tuesday that she will end her fast that began in 2000. she further said that she will marry and contest the Manipur assembly elections next year as an independent candidate.  She burst into tears when she licked Honey after 16 years.

She was the Prisoner of Conscience by Amnesty International and won many prizes for her prolonged hunger strike.

She has declined food or drink for the last 16 years,She has been forcibly nose fed all these years.