They also stand in solidarity with the students of JNU, AMU, and Jamia who faced brutality by the police while protesting against CAA-NPR-NRC
MUMBAI| Hundreds of women gathered to protest against the ongoing CAA-NPR across the nation in Mumbai’s YMCA ground on Friday. The women were all dressed in burqas and holding posters which says “NO to CAA-NRC-NPR”.
YMCA ground Mumbai Women led protest against NPR, NRC & CAA.#WeReject_CAA_NPR_NRC pic.twitter.com/R1OvTbzbAJ
— Ahmed Sheikh (@sheikhahmed12) January 17, 2020
They said they are inspired by the Shaheen Bagh women who are protesting day and night for their rights, it has been more than a month now. They also stand in solidarity with the students of JNU, AMU, and Jamia who faced brutality by the police.
YMCA GROUND MUMBAI, WOMENS PROTEST AGAINST CAA NRC#IndiaDoesNotSupportCAA_NPR_NRC @RiituS @Sajjadullah1744 @Anjupra7743 @jaatni_Girls pic.twitter.com/6A3skKBeBu
— Farooque AzamTiger (@FAzamtiger) January 17, 2020
The protest was also attended by NCP MP Supriya Sule, Dr Asma Zahra (All India Muslim Personal Law Board), Anjali Ambedkar, Teesta Seetalwad, Malika Oberoi, Nabiha (JMI) Chanda Yadav (JMI), Wardha Beg (AMU), Suvarna Salve (JAC), Rashida Parveen (TISS), Akhtarista (JMI) and many more.
The protest was organised by a group of NGOs collectively called the Mumbai Citizen Quorum. Among the prominent speakers were NCP MP Supriya Sule, and activist Teesta Setalvad. Sule condemned the attacks on campuses across the country. She said the CAA was against the Constitution, and, hence, against all the citizens of India.
Attended Women's Protest Against CAA, NPR and NRC at YMCA Ground Agripada. pic.twitter.com/keNSULoqXu
— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) January 17, 2020
Activists and citizens also participated in an anti-CAA rally at Dadar on the fourth death anniversary of PhD scholar Rohith Vemula. Abdur Rehman, the IPS officer who resigned in protest against the CAA, was among those present at the rally.
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