I am A Muslim Woman

A poem expressing the outrage of Muslim women, after they were targeted using the Bulli Bai app
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This poem is in protest against the heinous attempt of some right wing elements in India. They have made an app named Bulli Bai where they have put a list of names of Muslim women for auction. In July last year, this right-wing element made a similar app named Sulli Deals. In recent years, Muslim women in India are being targeted for their religious identity and for speaking up against the agendas of the fascist government.
I am a Muslim Woman
And I am not for sale

I sacrifice my life for freedom struggle
I stand against the British rule

I am Shaheen bagh
I am the voice you are afraid of
In kashmir, In Manipur

I stand against the oppression
I call out your name
In Jamia, In Aligarh

I am the history
You want to wipe
I am the geography
You want to annihilate

I am the sister
Who stands for all oppressed brothers
I am the mother
Whose sons disappear
I am the wife
Who heals you in your sickness
I am the carer
I am the lover

I am in land
I am in fire
I am in sky
I am with mike
against the vicious power

I am nurse, doctor, fighter, reporter
And so on
I am with Burqa without Burqa
I am the voice for the voiceless

I am Ayub, I am Khanum
I am Sidra, I am Azim,
I am Ismat, I am Rana
I am million lights
That blink in Singhu

I am a Muslim woman
I carry light in my eyes
For you
Oh coward , Oh wilful blinds.

I am a Muslim Woman
And I am not for auction.




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