Infographic: How Irom Sharmila took on the mighty armed forces – Times of India

Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila was just 28 years when she vowed not to eat, drink, comb her hair or look in a mirror till the govt repealed the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA). It’s been 16 years since, and now she’s decided to change tack and contest elections instead. Here’s a glimpse at how her struggle has panned out.

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