Bharat Bandh on 29th January 2020: The women of Shaheen Bagh have called a Bharat Bandh on January 29 against the CAA and the across the nation NRC after the Supreme court on Wednesday wouldn’t concede any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act without hearing the center.
Bharat Bandh on 29th January 2020 called by Shaheen Bagh Protesters Against the CAA
Responding to this, the women of Shaheen Bagh have chosen to proceed with their protest and remain on the roads until relief is given, and have kept on contradicting the CAA and the NRC. The center has been given a month’s time to react to the petitions challenging CAA.
Tasir, a member from the organizing committee who went to meet the LG, educated the media that they have asked a Bharat Bandh on January 29.
“We have called for a nationwide Bharat Bandh on January 29 against CAA and NRC,” said Tasir , a member of the organising committee who went to meet the LG.
“We hoped that some relief would be provided to us but since no stay has been given we would continue our protest until the CAA and the NRC is rolled back,” said Shaheen Kausar, a protester.
There was likewise disdain in the Shaheen Bagh women after a group met the Lieutenant Governor, it has been accounted for. They said that a majority of them were not reached however hand-picked women and men met the LG. To the extent of giving the best approach to School vans and ambulances the women said that they are already offering a way to the emergency vehicles and school vans for long.
“I have been a part of the protest since it’s starting. It was strange how a group secretly met the governor. This should not have been done. Atleast it should have been announced from the stage that a delegation is going to meet. We were surprised,” said a protester.
It might be referenced here that the Shaheen Bagh protest is a progressing 24/7, peaceful sit-in protest drove by the women, that started with the section of the Citizenship Act in the two places of Parliament on 11 December 2019 and the resulting police investigation against students at Jamia Millia Islamia who were opposing the Amendment.