24 C
Guwahati
Friday, April 16, 2021
More

    ‘Gives Me Hope’: Netizens Cheer 9-Year-Old Child’s Art On CAA Protests

    The child brought together a diverse group of people in one frame to express the spirit of CAA protests in the country

    While the citizens have continued to stage their deep anguish over the amended Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA), protests across the country are still gaining ground over a month now as student fraternities, organizations, common men have united to express their dissent against the new legislation.

    Although there are no fresh reports of any kind of violence in the country over the CAA stir, citizens now have taken the footsteps of non-violence to continue their agitation. Most of the protests are now aspects of creativity via art and culture with an expectation that their voices are heard. From writing songs, poems, videos to taking up brush and paint, the Indian democracy is taking a forward turn against CAA.

    Going in the same track an anti-CAA painting of a 9-year-old child is giving “hopes” to many as his brushstrokes have painted magic sweeping away confusion of the “dark days”. Netizens hailed the child and his parents as they sang heaps for praise “super charmed” with his raw art as he could make a point with his brush.

    The son of a writer and illustrator Shubhangi Chetna, Kabeer is homeschooled and had recently taken part in the anti-CAA protests in Mumbai. The kid brought together a diverse group of people in the picture and most of the characters took placards which read “Save JNU”, “Humanity First”.

    Hailing the efforts of the child ‘Kagaz Nahi Dikhayenge‘ (We will not show papers) fame and popular comedian and lyricist Varun Grover shared the picture on his Instagram handle and said: “Made with ink on a 2’×3′ paper by a boy who asks a lot of questions (and is lucky to have parents who answer them with compassion and trust), understands the basics of the protests, and is willing to put his time and energy and art into spreading love – this is truly inspirational.”

    Check out the comments here:

    Photo Credit: @ShubaChetan

    Published:

    1 COMMENT

    Comments are closed.

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    ‘Bohag Bihu’ 2021: April 15 declared as closed holiday for Central Govt Employees in Assam

    Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee held a meeting earlier on December 9, 2020, and decided to remove ‘Bohag Bihu’ from the list of holidays for the year 2021

    No ‘Bohag Bihu’ holiday for Central Govt employees: Assam Witnesses Protest

    Central government offices in Assam will not get Bohag Bihu holidays this year and will have to apply for a restricted holiday during the Assamese New Year festival

    Breaking | ECI orders fresh polls in 4 polling stations in Assam

    Fresh polls at four polling stations will be held on April 20, 2021 from 7 am to 6 pm

    In Assam, a ‘mini-NRC’ for Muslims is on cards

    While the Muslims constitute 34.22% of Assam’s total population, indigenous Muslim population was estimated to be around 40 lakh

    BREAKING: ULFA (I) warns of ‘Action’ against Tata’s Amalgamated Plantation in Assam

    The outfit said that the company's head office was outside Assam where no indigenous personnel from Assam were in employment

    ‘Ghost’ inside Assam’s Strong Room? CCTV captured ‘Unusual’ activity

    A team of election officials immediately reached the spot and found that there was a shadow-like object seen moving inside the strong room

    EXCLUSIVE: “Merely Causing Civil Disturbance Without Intention To Commit ‘Terrorist Act’ Will Not Be UAPA Offence”: GHC Upholds Akhil Gogoi’s Bail

    The UAPA Act primarily deals with activities directed against the integrity and sovereignty of India