Amidst tension and chaos at Shaheen Bagh, days after the Kapil Gujjar shooting incident, a woman donning a burqa was apprehended for filming secretly and asking too many questions on Wednesday, February 5.
After she entered Shaheen Bagh, Gunja was caught filming by some of the women protesters who then realized her true identity.
Chaos at #ShaheenBaghProtest when a burka clad woman caught while making some video from her mobile. She is found out to a be a YouTuber. Objection was why she was covering the protest wearing burka. @DelhiPolice has detained her pic.twitter.com/W3Ypdey9il— alok singh (@AlokReporter) February 5, 2020
Despite the police taking her away, the protesters at Shaheen Bagh raised slogans against her and were seen asking reporters as to why she was hiding her real identity to visit the epicentre of protests in Delhi.
Who is Gunja Kapoor? Here is everything you need to know about the woman who donned a burqa to enter Shaheen Bagh.
A right-leaning analyst by profession, Gunja is the curator of a YouTube channel ‘Right Narrative’ according to her Twitter handle.
I couldn’t have asked for a happier New Year gift!— Gunja Kapoor (@gunjakapoor) January 1, 2020
Thanks a ton PM @narendramodi ji for this acknowledgement. We are your foot soldiers in building India as the Vishwa Guru.
Really means a lot 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/11LNr9OeWz
Not someone without any academic credentials, Gunja comes across as a learned alumna of the Xavier Institute of Management, Odisha.
Even though an ardent right-winger by the look of things, Gunja was not always a fan of the saffron colour.
In 2015, Gunja Kapoor was ashamed of having a PM like Modi— Rofl Republic 🍋🌶 (@i_theindian) February 5, 2020
In 2020, she is proud to be followed by PM Modi
Bootlickers like @gunjakapoor who support Modi are just opportunistic. For monthly breadcrumbs from their paymasters, they sell their soul.#गुंजा_बदनाम_हुई_मोदी_तेरे_लिए pic.twitter.com/8Y1AiQM9Sh
She was even seen campaigning for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) before the 2014 elections.
Whether for political mileage or just because she actually believed in changing sides, Gunja has a well-preserved past of creating ruckus and targeting political leaders and activities.
Despite the Delhi Police claiming they are looking for more answers from Gunja Kapoor, she tweeted about her safety and even thanked the police officials.
I am safe & sound. Thank you everyone for your prayers and support. I am overwhelmed by it. Special thank you & gratitude to @DelhiPolice— Gunja Kapoor (@gunjakapoor) February 5, 2020
आप सबके सहयोग व प्रार्थनाओं की शक्ति से बहुत बल मिला। @DelhiPolice का विशेष आभार।
Not sure whether the police took her away for questioning or simply protected her from all the legit questions directed towards her by the women protesters of Shaheen Bagh.