Far from the surprise that the record-breaking anti-CAA protests of December and January evoked in the community, Bengaluru has always had a vibrant history of united struggles. What’s more, the geographies and alliances that were formed during the Freedom struggle a century ago, continue to echo in modern day Bengaluru.
A week before Women’s Day, women from different walks of life came together to make themselves heard against sexual violence. They sang, danced, told stories, stitched a quilt, posted notes and bonded with each other. The highlight of the event was that they eliminated jargon from their language of liberation.