Shaheen Bagh ‘dadi’ Bilkis Bano, three other Indians in BBC’s 2020 list of inspiring women

The Print | Nov 26, 2020 at 1:11 PM
  • Bilkis Bano, fondly known as the Shaheen Bagh ‘dadi’, along with world para-badminton champion Manasi Joshi, climate activist Ridhima Pandey and ‘gaana‘ singer Isaivani are among the Indians listed in BBC’s 100 Inspiring and Influential Women of 2020.
  • The BBC also noted that at the age of nine, Pandey had filed a petition against the Indian government in response to its inaction to mitigate climate change.
  • The BBC also noted that she has “broken an age-old tradition” and inspired other women gaana singers to pursue music.