We have seen for over the past one year, how our lives have been ruled by the coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to be a highly-discussed topic online, it’s not the only one. MAKERS India takes a look at what women of power said on social media in the past week.
The news of assault on doctors has been going around for the past one week. Actors Bhumi Pednekar and Janani extended their support towards the doctors.
Meanwhile, journalist Rohini Singh raised the issue over the faulty ventilators that have been offered in the hospitals.
With her three-week interim bail period ending, Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal returned to Tihar Jail and surrendered. Author Veena Venugopal expressed her distress on this.
The much debated topic of conducting CBSE 12th grade board exams came to an end. The Central government decided to cancel the exams for the safety of the students. Advocate Mamta Sharma who filed the petition in the Supreme Court on behalf of the parents, tweeted.
Last week the court repealed the sedition case charged against Vinod Dua. The court also stated that an individual has the right to criticize or comment upon the measures undertaken by the government, underlining the importance of protecting journalists from sedition cases.
Retired Wing Commander Anuma Acharya had her say on this.
In other news, ace tennis player Naomi Osaka withdrew from the ongoing French Open after she refused to attend the press conferences citing mental health issues. Stand-up comedian Aditi Mittal voiced her opinion on this.