Festival of Hope concludes
Imphal, November 6: The 3rd five-day long Festival of Hope, Justice and Peace organized under the aegis of Just Peace Foundation to commemorate of completion of 11 years of fast by Irom Chanu Sharmila over the public demand for repealing AFSPA concluded today. During the course of the five-day long festival, a book titled ‘Soaked, Submerged and Subdued’ on Sharmila’s struggle had been published, a solo dance titled ‘One Voice’ had been performed at MDU, a patriotic recitation competition had ben organised at Manipur Press Club, documentary films on AFSPA and Sharmila were screened at Mayum Network and a day-long fast had been observed at THAU Ground, Thangmeiband.
On the concluding day today, a painting completion for school children was organized at THAU Ground, Thangmeiband and ‘Mirel Masingkha’, a mime play performed by the aristes of Rapporteur Theatre was staged at MDU Hall. At the occasion, prizes of the various competitions held were also presented to the winners.