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Shaheen Bagh and the idea of India: Writings on a Movement for Justice, Liberty and equality

Author :  Edited by Seema Mustafa

Product Details

  • Country India
  • Publisher Speaking Tiger Books LLP, New Delhi
  • ISBN9789389958157
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2020
  • Bib. Info294p, pb, 21cm, 450g, Includes Photos.
  • Product Weight450 gms.
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Product Description

The first comprehensive book on one of the most importantcivil rights movements in the history of Independent India. On 15 December 2019, police in riot gear stormed Delhiā€™s Jamia Millia Islamia University and attacked unarmed students protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), which makes religion a factor in the process of granting Indian citizenship. In neighbouring Shaheen Bagh, mothers and other relatives and friends of the students came out into the streets in outrage and anguish. They sat on a main road demanding repeal of the CAA, which, twinned with the National Register of Citizens (NRC), could make Indian Muslims aliens in theirown homeland. Within days, similar protests broke out across the country. Free India had never seen anything like it.

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