After the initial reports of violence inside Jamia Millia Islamia University done by the police on the students, people across the country took to the streets to express solidarity with the students.
But, amidst all the chaos and tension there was one such protester whose image stood out from the crowd.
An elderly woman named Azra Apa who is also a Jamia alumni and the head of the Hindi Department was seen in a wheelchair taking part in the protest.
This powerful image that is winning hearts on the internet was shared on social media by a Twitter user named Ali Shervani.
People on Twitter also lauded her determination to fight for justice and equality.
Wow! What a great inspiration.— Yeh mera India 🇮🇳 (@sr_dijam) December 16, 2019
Masha Allah, my khala ❤️— Anjala Jamal (@AnjalaJamal) December 16, 2019
@narendramodi aapne aapni budi maa ko line me khadwa diya tha notebandhi ke samay,aur aaj yeh buzurg maa aapne baccho ke liye ladh rahi hai.@AmitShah shame on you #JamiaProtests #JamiaMilliaUniversity— Zoman Hussain (@HussainZoman) December 17, 2019