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Poisonous Alcohol Kills 120 People in Saharanpur

On February 9, 2019 over 120 people died in Saharanpur district because they consumed poisonous liquor. A majority of those who died were Dalits. Locals in the area claim that the sale of this illegal liquor is made possible because of the corruption of the local administration and police. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report.

Dalit Lands Grabbed for making Cowshed

Under the garb of building a cowshed, attempts are being made at grabbing tracts of lands belonging to Dalits in Bantikheda village in Shamli district in UP. 120 tracts of land belonging to Dalits have been bulldozed in the process. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Ayan Qureshi, Rahul Sherwal

Justice For Sanjali

Afkar India Foundation, Naujawan Bharat Sabha and ChalChitra Abhiyaan organised a protest demonstration in Kandhla today demanding justice for Sanjali and against growing violence against women. Crew- Aruna, Ayan Qureshi, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Rahul Sherwal, Vishal Kumar

You Keep Hanuman’s Tail, Give us Our Lands

Lands belonging to Dalits in Pohalli village in Meerut district and Kanakpur village in Ghaziabad district have been illegally occupied by people from dominant castes. Blue Panthers, a Dalit group protested against this in Meerut city and gave the slogan, ‘You keep Hanuman’s Tail, Give us our Lands’. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Aruna, Mohd. […]

Massive Struggle to Free Dalit Lands in Meerut District

Lands belonging to Dalits in Pohalli village of Meerut district have been illegally occupied by people from dominant castes. Dalits from the village are preparing for a massive movement to free their lands. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Aruna, Mohd. Shakib Rangrezz, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Rahul Sherwal, Sanjay Dutt,

Discrimination against Dalit Woman Professor in Shamli District

The principal of R.K(P.G) college in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh has suspended a Dalit woman professor, Dr. Anita Rani and filed several charges against her. Almost the entire staff and several students of the college have accused the principal of having suspended her because of his anti-Dalit and anti-woman mentality. The entire staff and […]

Attempts at Grabbing Dalit Lands in Ghaziabad District

Attempts are being made to grab lands belonging to Dalits in Kanakpur village in Ghaziabad district of Western Uttar Pradesh. Some influential Rajputs of the area are trying to forcefully occupy tracts of land that were allotted to Dalits. Dalits protesting this were forcefully removed from their land. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, […]

Riots to TISS – 5 Years Since Muzaffarnagar Riots (Part 4)

Nadeem has rebuilt his life from scratch after the September 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli and today he’s in India’s premier Social Science Institute. Watch this inspiring video by ChalChitra Abhiyaan to find out how. Crew: Amulya Aphale, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Sayan Bhattacharjee

Exclusive Interview with Bhim Army’s Chandrashekhar post his release

Bhim Army founder, Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ was slapped with National Security Act in November, 2017. After spending 15 months in jail, he was released on 14th September 2018. In this eight minute conversation with ChalChitra Abhiyaan, Chandrashekhar Azad discusses the importance of education and constitutional methods to take the Dalit movement forward. Crew- Aruna, Nakul […]

Attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur District yet Again

On the 1st of September 2018, Rampur Maniharan town in Saharanpur district saw continuous attacks on Dalits yet again. Ironically, many Dalits were also attacked at the police station when they had gone to file a complaint against the alleged attackers. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, Aruna Kumari, Mohd. Shakib, Rangrez, Nakul Singh […]