Bilkis, ‘Dadi Of Shaheen Bagh', On Time's List Of 100 Influential People
The Times of India Delhi|September 24, 2020
Bilkis, ‘Dadi Of Shaheen Bagh', On Time's List Of 100 Influential People
New Delhi: A wrinkled face, a sprightly and lean frame but defiant eyes. It was easy to tell Bilkis Bano apart from the crowd. The 82-year-old, who came to be known as the “Dadi of Shaheen Bagh”, was a defining presence at the prolonged protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at the small neighbourhood of Shaheen Bagh in southeast Delhi.
Anam Ajmal

On Wednesday, Time Magazine named Bilkis among the 100 most influential people in the world. Acknowledging the octogenarian’s fight, it said that “Bilkis...became the symbol of resistance in a nation where the voices of women and minorities were being systematically drowned out.”

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September 24, 2020