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‘They Want Chandrashekhar to Somehow Die’

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Piyush Nagpal, Vishal Kumar NSA was imposed on Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ on 3rd Novmber 2017. We talked to Neetu Singh, Bhim Army Shamli District President about the case. Neetu calls it a ‘one-sided’ decision as a result of oppression against Dalits.

Dalit Youth say, ‘We don’t want Lying Government’

On 2nd April, 2019 it was the first anniversary of the nationwide shut down by Dalits against the amendment in the SC/ST act. Dalit youth in Meerut were trying organise a peaceful rally to mark the day, but the police refused them permission. Hundreds of police personnel were sent to stop the protest demonstration. After […]

Bhumihar vote also with Kanhaiya

Bihar’s Begusarai seat is becoming among the most discussed seat in this Lok Sabha election. While it earlier seemed that Bhumihars will vote Giriraj Singh but as the election date comes closer it is gradually becoming clear that more and more Bhumihar voters are shifting towards Kanhaiya Kumar. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew – Gulshad […]

“We Believe in the Constitution”- Bhim Army

Team: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Prthvir Solanki Vinay Ratan Singh, President of Bhim Army, speaks to ChalChitra Abhiyaan about the recent caste violence that broke out in Saharanpur district. While Bhim Army is being squarely blamed for the recent mob violence in Saharanpur, Vinay explains the organisation’s position as well as the recent violence that took place […]

Election campaign of Jayant Chaudhary in Bagpat

On 6th April 2019, Jayant Chaudhary, son of RLD supremo Ajit Singh organised a rally in Asar village of Bagpat Loksabha constituency, from where he is standing as the mahagathbandhan candidate. The seat was traditionally held by Ajit Singh until 2014, when he lost to BJP’s Satya Pal Singh. The team of Chalchitra Abhiyaan went […]

Kanhaiya gives rise to new hopes in Begusarai

The people of Begusarai are seeing Kanhaiya as the silver lining of hope who will reach the Parliament as their representative and raise the issues of the masses. In this video, ChalChitra Abhiyaan documents Kanhaiya’s campaign and captures the aspirations of the people of Begusarai who see a new leader in him. Crew – Gulshad […]

Chunavi Charcha in Ambedkar Hostel

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Hagen DeSa, Manira Chaudhary, Akhil Kumar, Hina Fathima, Parvaz Lone Election talk with students in an Ambedkar Hostel in Western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district. Dalit students speak about the issues that confront them.  

Bagpat farmers say Modi Yogi are Cow and Bull

The team of Chalchitra Abhiyaan reached village Daha which comes under Baghpat Lok Sabha constituency and talked to the people, mostly farmers, about the policies of the current government in the last 5 years. Farmers in the region are angry and disappointed at the BJP government for not addressing the agrarian crisis, looting the farmers […]

Qureshis Grappling with Poverty in Yogi’s bastion

Ever since Adityanath Yogi became Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 2017, slaughter houses selling buffalo meat have been shut down. This was done under the garb of shutting down illegal slaughter houses, however, even after following all the procedures, the butchers have not been allotted an alternate location to open their slaughter houses. As […]

Politics of the Street, Episode 1

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Piyush Nagpal An interview on the street, about the politics of the street. Two young Dalit leaders, Jignesh Mevani and Dharmendra Kr Jatav discuss the future of the new and emerging Dalit politics, the need for Dalit politics to engage with questions of class etc.