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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 […]

Dalit Movement Confronts Oppression in Meerut

Dalit organisations in Meerut have been protesting the murder of a Dalit youth in Uldepur Village by Thakurs. After their demands not being met, they organised another Maha-Panchayat on 30th of August to demand the arrest of the accused but the administration tried to silence their voices by detaining Dalit Activist Dr. Sushil Gautam and […]

Attempts to Seize Land Owned by Dalits in Saharanpur

Forceful grabbing of plots of lands allotted to Dalits in Umri Village of Saharanpur district are an everyday reality now. And the administration isn’t doing anything to help the Dalits. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, Mohd. Shakib, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Vishal Kumar

Yet Another Dalit Youth Murdered in Meerut

On the 9th of August, 2018, Dalits were attacked by a group of Thakur youth in Uldepur Village of Meerut district. A Dalit youth was killed in the attack and three were grievously injured. Dalit organisations have been protesting the attack and held a Maha-Panchayat on the 20th of August to demand the arrest of […]

Bhim Army Storms Delhi, Again

On August 19, 2018, Bhim Army called for a protest demonstration in Delhi. The main demands were the removal of imposition of NSA on Bhim Army Founder, Chandrashekhar Azad, aka, Ravan as also to release several Dalits who were arrested after the 2nd August Bharat Band. Thousands from across the country turned up for the […]