India’s Iron Lady -Irom Sharmila, recently got a surprise when she was visited by her aged mother, Sakhi, after a gap of 16 years.
Irom, who recently ended her fast-unto-death, was visited by her 84-year-old mother on August 19 along with Irom’s sister.
File Photo of Irom Sakhi. AP
Though it is not known what they talked about during their short visit, Irom said she told her mother about her ‘new strategy’ to demand removal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, from Manipur.
Irom Sakhi was said to angry that her daughter did not seek her blessings before breaking the fast. HT
But her decision had not gone down well with the people who supported her and have since then disowned her.