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No Fear No Favour

Shaheen Bagh’s Bilkis Dadi arrested for joining Farmer’s protest.

By Ishank Katyal

Bilkis Dadi who also worked as an activist for Anti- CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh, Delhi got detained by police on Tuesday after she reached the Delhi- Haryana border at Singhu where farmer’s protests are happening.

After the arrest, the Shaheen Bagh Dadi said that government should listen to the farmer’s concerns.

“We are daughters of farmers. We will go to support farmers in the protest today. We will raise our voice, the government should listen to us,” she had said earlier.

Bilkis Dadi became famous after her appearance at Anti- CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi earlier this year and also featured at Times Magazine’s “100 most Influential People of the Year” List along with PM Narendra Modi.

Meanwhile many protesting farmers have reached Delhi’s Vigyaan Bhawan on Tuesday December 1, for the discussions with the Central Government officials over Government’s new farm laws.

The meeting is being attended by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister Piyush Goyal.

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