CAA-NRC: Children at Shaheen Bagh ‘Read for Revolution’

NEW DELHI: For the last 28 days, the protests at Shaheen Bagh area of south Delhi has been peaceful as women held the fort round the clock with elderly women sitting day and night.

Apart from determined women, unfazed children none more than 12 years, earlier sit under a canopy on Kalindi Kunj road along with their mothers and sisters to voice their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC) not knowing the meaning of CAA and NRC. 

However, awareness is increasing among children through ‘Read for Revolution’.

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In the vicinity of the protest circle, a library-like place has been created where young children have been painting placards and posters.

Some have named it a kid section and others also calling it an art gallery.

The kids who were sitting in adamant denying to budge an inch till CAA is rolled back and are spending their time learning something new each day. 

Some paintings and posters that are being put on display also show the struggle of women involved in the demonstration.

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