Irom Sharmila meets CM, says overwhelmed by the supporttext_fields
Thiruvananthapuram: Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who is in Kerala for a month-long sojourn, met Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Monday.
Talking to the media after the meeting, Sharmila said she was overwhelmed by the support offered by him for her cause.
She also met CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and veteran leader V S Achuthanandan.
"They assured helping me to fight against the draconian law (AFPSA)," she said.
Sharing her experiences in Kerala, a smiling Sharmila said she saw the sea for the first time after she came to the state.
She arrived in the state last week and is planning to spend nearly a month in Attappadi, a tribal settlement in Palakkad district.