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Savitri’s Sisters at Azaadi Kooch

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Imran Khan,  Nakul Singh Sawhney One year after the public flogging of Dalits at Una in Gujarat, a call was given for the ‘Azadi Kooch’ yatra (march). The yatra traveled through several towns and villages of Mehsana and Banaskantha districts of the state. The main demand being the handing over of land which […]

Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Mohammad Gani, Kamesh Karna, Puloma Pal, Asheesh Pandya Watch the trailer of ‘Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai’  

Teaser: Kairana, After the Headlines…

Teaser of ‘Kairana, After the Headlines’, edited by Akhil Kumar.  The documentary film has been co-produced by ChalChitra Abhiyaan and TheWire.in. To watch the full film, click here    

Crowdfunding for Chalchitra Abhiyaan

To support ChalChitra Abhiyaan, click on this link- contribute.crowdnewsing.com/fundraiser/CCA ChalChitra Abhiyaan website link- www.chalchitraabhiyaan.com ChalChitra Abhiyaan is a film and media collective based out of Western Uttar Pradesh in India. The collective produces a range of video formats like documentary films, news features, interviews and live broadcasts. We try to bring to the fore local issues […]

Election 2019 Trailer

The election season is here and Chalchitra Abhiyaan is all geared up for it. We are committed to make this election an election of people and their issues and not of popular rhetoric. Hence, during the next one month, we will be traveling to various parts of Uttar Pradesh, from Gorakhpur, the bastion of UP […]

Who is responsible for Dalit constable’s death ?

On 31 October 2019, a Dalit constable named Praveen Kumar Jatav was found dead in Tikri police station of Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district. While the police say that he committed suicide, villagers and other members of the Dalit community say that he was an act of caste atrocity. While various Dalit organizations have been protesting […]

ChalChitra Abhiyaan- Our Journey so Far

The idea of ChalChitra Abhiyaan germinated soon after the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013, when we realised how social media (and even sections of mainstream media) were being used to vitiate the atmosphere and instigate riots. Many felt the need for a social media presence an alternate media in Western UP which could raise real issues […]

Working class of Shamli – Potter

To understand the lives of the working class in Shamli, Chalchitra Abhiyaan presents ‘The Working Class of Shamli’, a multi-part series. Vijaypal is the last potter in District Shamli’s Nala village, but he is now facing many difficulties in continuing this traditional business, due to which his work is on the verge of closure. Crew […]

Dalits burn down Citizenship Amendment Act in Meerut

Dalit leader from Meerut, Dr. Sushil Gautam was arrested for 3 days in Meerut for protesting against #CAA. After Sushil was released, he along with other activists from Blue Panthers burnt down copies of #CAA saying this is the second Manu Smriti and deserves to be burnt down the way Baba Saheb burnt down the […]

Shabbirpur, one year of Resistance

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Amrit Raj, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Piyush Nagpal, Prthvir Solanki, Vishal Kumar Dalits are fighting back since the caste violence in Shabbirpur a year back. Many like Bhim Army founder continue to be in jail, yet schools, women’s mobilisation and Ambedkar’s teachings pave a way. Support our Abhiyaan: http://contribute.crowdnewsing.com/fundraiser/cca