TDN World Desk: Many of them never took to streets. Taking part in the anti-CAA,NRC rally women protestors said, “When come out on streets, we won’t take rest till CAA is revoked.”
Women are paying key role in protests across the country. To demonstrate against NPR-NRC-CAA tens of thousands women thronged in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, Kolkata. Besides, women and men kids were also seen raising slogans of Azadi.
Ahida Khan from Pilkhana, Howrah, took part in the rally with one and half year old baby in her lap. Her husband flew Saudi Arabia for job.
“Took to streets with one and half year old baby. We demand that the government abrogate the law of Citizenship and NPR.”
As her mother talking to TDN reporter, Hiba, a baby boy, started crying.Lulling her children with affection Hiba tried put a placard reading “No NRC,No CAA” into his little hands. As it’s a burbique.
“What should I do, the baby is just one year. Crying for milk. But we need to march, so I need to endure this much hardship.”
Mohammad Kamran in Class six, Reshmi Parvin in Class four, they joined the rally as well. At times they were waving national flags. After a bit rest returning to their parents who took part in the rally.
At the sideline of the rally a group of children were seen shouting “Bharat Jindabad” slogan.
Saheen Yusuf, student of Calcutta University, said, “Here in this rally there are many women who took to streets for the first. Why so many women have to come out on streets?Narendra Modi, Amit Shah should remember that women gave birth to freedom-fighter. They can bring new dawn in the country.”
Jainab Muzzafar, a resident of Park Circus, came to the rally with her father. Julia Khan was waving national flag sitting at her mother’s lap. On Friday’s rally parents brought their kids in the rally. But why children took to streets?
“When we join rally, we can’t leave my little son at home with no one to look after, It’s better to take them along. They should know that their parents have raised their voices against the oppression by the government. May be, they are not able understand everything now. But, once they grow up, they will be proud knowing this,” said one of the women in the rally.
Another woman said, “What you think? We are not leaving the streets so easily. If CAA-NPR-NRC not revoked we will sit in dharana at villages. Besides taking domestic responsibility, we will continue perpetual protests.”