The meaning of Nikhat Zareen in today’s India: A punch against patriarchy, but her pluckiness is also a message of hope for young Muslims
For a girl who once defied menfolk in her family, stubbornly refusing to wear a salwar under her school uniform in mofussil Nizamabad, to a young woman possessing that rare instinctive cool of natural celebrity and asking the world whether she was trending on Twitter – India’s latest world champion Nikhat Zareen stands atop a podium of her own making.
By Siddharth Saxena (National Features Editor (Sports) with the Times of India)
Behind her very earnest inquiry on Twitter lay a larger statement. It was a heartfelt articulation of aspiration.
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