Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Manipur: The Angry State
Here is a story on the Indian state of Manipur which is gearing up for elections. Award-winning journalist Arijit Sen of CNN IBN who has reported on the story describes Manipur as a state where the idea of India as a democracy takes a big hit. Activists, journalists, politicians, parents of dead men come alive in this story. The frustration of the people in the state is enough to shake anybody, except the establishment in Delhi. Manipur, is one of the forgotten seven sisters - as the NorthEast of India is often referred.