Women In Hijab Stage Sit-in At Jantar Mantar

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Women from different faiths wore Hijab to take part in a sit-in at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday against what they claimed was "singling out of Muslim women" by police during recent protests in the national capital

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Women from different faiths wore Hijab to take part in a sit-in at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday against what they claimed was "singling out of Muslim women" by police during recent protests in the national capital.

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The demonstration 'Azad women for Azadi' saw women of different faiths coming together to express solidarity with the protesters.

Iqra Raza, a Delhi University student, who organised the protest, said, "My cousin was singled out by police during a citizens' march held last week. A policeman punched her in the chest. We are protesting against the targeting of Muslim women by the forces. It constitutes a hate crime."

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