New life for ex-extremists
24th of Nov 2010 Mid Day
Former militants find a new way of life with spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's guidance
"My anger has now turned into a smile. Earlier, it was difficult imagining a normal life. Today, after coming to the Art of Living, I am leading a normal life. I feel very good and peaceful." said Amar Singh, a surrendered Manipuri militant.
Amar Singh, Jeevan Singh and Bunty Meiti are part of the first Meitie group of 128 militants from KCPMC Lallumba that laid down arms on August 6.
The group was was consequently rehabilitated by undergoing a 90- day intensive spiritual, behavioural and vocational rehabilitation training program organised and conducted by the Art of Living (AOL) and its sister organisation, the International Association for Human Values (IAHV).