Elangbam Ranjita wrote to the state government on Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court set free political activist Erendro Leichombam held on the same charges.
Manipuri journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem was sentenced to a year's detention under the National Security Act for allegedly targeting the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a social media video post. In this second and concluding portion of his diary, Wangkhem narrates the pain of belonging to an ethnic minority and how the society turned its back on him and his family.
The heart-wrenching story of Manipuri journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem, who stood up for his rights, and won! He talks about life in prison and his family's fight for justice after being hounded by the state government of Manipur
Kishorechandra Wangkhem was in Sajiwa Central Jail in Imphal East since November 27 last year for criticising Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and the BJP on social media and was released on Wednesday
Kishorechandra Wangkhem was in Sajiwa Central Jail in Imphal East since November 27 last year for criticising Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and the BJP on social media.
A young mid-career professional, outspoken though irreverent, has been made to pay far more than his due by this atrocious miscarriage of justice, writes Pradip Phanjoubam.
Kishorechandra, 39, has been in the Sajiwa Central Jail in Imphal East since November 27 last year for criticising Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and the BJP on social media.
Kishorechandra Wangkhem, 39, has been in the Sajiwa Central Jail in Imphal East since November 27 last year for criticising chief minister N. Biren Singh on social media.
Kishore has been put in the Sajiwa Central Jail in Imphal East since November 27 last year.
It’s about time this travesty of justice is put to an end. Kishorechandra Wangkhem must be freed, and whoever thought of locking him up must be punished.
Wangkhem was detained under the National Security Act (NSA) by the Manipur government for criticising it.
The Congress Chief wrote, 'fascist forces have not only attempted to destroy the idea of India but attack anyone who challenges their distorted narrative.'
On Thursday, the journalist's lawyer Shreeji Bhavsar wrote a letter to former Supreme Court justice Markandey Katju narrating how the jail authorities did not allow him to meet his client even after waiting for more than three hours.
Manipur Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem, who was detained under the National Security Act last month, has been sentenced to one year in jail under the law.
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