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India's first-time protesters

Jan 16, 2020 - The Washington Post

NEW DELHI " As the temperature in India's capital plunged on a recent evening, Rehana Khatun bundled her 29-day-old daughter in a fuzzy quilt and went out for her new nightly activity: participating in a sit-in against the government.

Khatun, 28, is a mother of three who rarely leaves her neighborhood in southeast Delhi. She is one of a few hundred Muslim women " including grandmothers and children " who have occupied a stretch of road for a month, undeterred by rain, cold or threats, as a...