In this video, Professor Apoorvanand argues in favour of the Muslim women at sit-in protests happening in different parts of the country – Delhi's Shaheen Bagh and Patna's Sabzibagh, for example. He says that people who believe that these women are getting paid to protest are missing the point that these Muslim women are political, they can speak for themselves and they have been.
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