Midway through the performance, I felt distracted. A stifling sense of fatality had gripped my mind. I had begun wondering at that moment whether it is at all possible to see or discuss repeat performances of a theatrical production without invoking a comparative paradigm.
But the ageing women who have made this room at the Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre BOATboth their office and home, need them to cook, read or meet people. The immediate cause for the outburst had been the rape and killing of a young unmarried woman, Thangjam Manorama, by security forces on July 11,after she was picked up from her house. But the anger went much beyond that one incident — something that has not changed in all these years.
Internationally acclaimed filmmaker from Manipur, Aribam Syam Sharma on Sunday announced that he was returning the Padmashree awards in solidarity with the ongoing public protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill Addressing reporters at his Imphal residence this afternoon, renowned film director and composer Syam said the people in Manipur need protection. Saying that the state has only one or two MPs in a house of plus members, he questioned what voice can the northeast have in Parliament.
IMPHAL, January 2: A post-graduate student befriended a young college going woman on Facebook, raped her at a lodge after spiking her beverage and cheated her with promise to marry her only to upload her nude pictures on the internet through a fake account of her that he had created. Making the allegations during a press meet at Cheirap Court today, the victim Sana name changed said she became friends with the accused Allam Rajak Makakmayum, son of Abdur Rajak Makakmayum of Hapta Golapati in Eventually, their relationship turned into a romantic affair.
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Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state. Manipur, a northeastern state of India bordering Myanmar, has been embroiled with armed insurgency and ethnic conflict for the past four decades. The Indian government imposed the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in to deal with the armed rebellion, in what the government calls "a disturbed area".
What lies behind that image are human lives. The preface sets out the premise of the book. The reason the characters were chosen has not been explained.
The protest was formed in response to the abduction, brutal rape, torture, and murder of Thangjam Manoramaa year-old woman who was falsely accused by the Indian army of being a militant. Accusations and justifications like these are all too common in Manipur, a state in North East India, which borders with Myanmar. The subsequent Partition of India in left the majority princely states with an undecided future; thus, Manipur only became part of the Indian Union in
Jump to navigation. Living in a conflict zone signifies a constant battle with unanswered questions, emerging in the mind of its local resident. The threshold is often blurred between the personal and political in such circumstances.